Monthly Archives: May 2011

Addiction Recovery Programs

This is a link to an article and video on the addiction recovery programs of the church. There are general addiction recovery meetings that can be attended where people suffering from various addictions or their loved ones attend. They all … Continue reading

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Step Four – Truth

As Brigham Young said, “the greatest lesson you can learn is to know yourself.”. Step four is all about getting to know yourself. Through step four you identify characteristics, thoughts, behaviors, relationships, and events that make us who we are. … Continue reading

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Step three – Trust in God

I would like to start by quoting some of the quotes in the handbook that are inspiring and sum up what step three is all about. Elder Neal A. Maxwell said, “as one’s will is increasingly submissive to the will … Continue reading

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Identifying Unhealthy Behaviors

There is a supplemental lesson in the 12 step book entitled “identifying Unhealthy Behaviors” that goes through the many behaviors that are common in handling a loved ones addiction. These behaviors include, denial (ignoring what is happening, the solution is … Continue reading

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Hiding Weaknesses

An anonymous contributor e-mailed me the following: I just found a series of good articles written by a woman (not LDS, but Christian) that I liked:   http://www.focusonthefamily.com/marriage/sex_and_intimacy/building_a_pure_marriage/out_of_the_bushes.aspx I too enjoyed this.  It is so true that when we hide … Continue reading

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Prosecuting illegal pornography

 An anonymous contributor sent me the following:  (p.s. I realize the dates given are past but I think it is still helpful to be aware and we can still share our comments with our appropriate leaders) The Department of Justice … Continue reading

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Protecting Children from Online Pornography

An anonymous contributor suggested this link to an article about protecting your children from online pornography. I really enjoyed it and agree that although it is uncomfortable to be open about the issue of pornography it is very important! http://ldsliving.com/story/5861-protecting-your-children-from-online-pornography

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