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The decision to DO RECOVERY, requires HOPE! We need hope to provide the courage and attitude to start the journey! Abandonment issues such as growing up without knowing a father or being left behind can make faith very difficult to grasp! This person must survive and the sense of a […]

Realizing the answer is God



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Scott our Founder’s Thoughts: Contact with God is personal and different for every person. I have a depiction of Jesus on my office wall and when I look into His eyes, I cannot lie! Jesus is a man who never died and I believe His Spirit is my permanent help, living […]

What is conscious contact with God



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As a believer, I must do what I believe to be right or go against my God! I will try hard not to offend my God! Weknow that emotion based, action or decision is not trustworthy and can hurtpeople and damage relationships. We use slogans such as STOP, to help  […]

Believers must try harder



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If we are balanced, we will experience various kinds of sobriety. How do I become balanced? Sharing feelings with a trusted person, as they happen, often takes away the intensity of the emotion! What could happen next may be avoided. This practice of taking personal inventory daily is what Sharing The […]

Seeking Emotional Sobriety



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Having learned to feel, we will share burdens and amend situations as they happen. We now keep an up-to-date inventory and others around us do the same. A constant prayer in our lives now is “Lord, please direct me to make the next right move!”. Step 10 is a daily […]

Recovering and Amending Day by Day.



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We can be very vulnerable and sensitive as we take inventory. In Step 10 we have already been through quite a lot of recovery and now we’re focusing quite a lot on our feelings. The movie A Star is Born demonstrates the vulnerability of someone who has just gone through […]

Recovery is Vulnerable and Sensitive



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When we are uncomfortable we can hide from or bury our problems. They grow and distort as they get rooted deep inside. We share our problems at SharingTheBurden meetings and stbradio.ca because they will hurt us if we bury them. Also someone else may learn to Express his or her […]

Don’t bury your problems.



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We spend time discussing our way of making amends and we make new discoveries. Sometimes there are are buried instances that need to be exposed. Talking about them often creates growth and healing. Laurel and Raj tell us about experiences that really changed the way they thought about life! Making […]

Deep Truths Exposed!



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Abstinence is a gift from God and many who come into recovery, connect quickly with their sense of a higher power (God for most). This is only the beginning of the journey! The desire for a compulsive behavior or substance will usually return if the work to uncover the reasons […]

Abstinence is a gift from God!



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Sharing The Burden (STB) will always be there for the needy when she/he calls. We try to demonstrate, that commitment to our members, is not a temporary thing. Peter talks about being there for someone when needed on this week’s STBRadio broadcast entitled “Peter and I’ll be there”. We know, […]

Peter and I’ll be there!