28-09: Change…

Change…

Quote
You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change. ~Les Brown~

Meditation
All personal and spiritual progress and growth requires change.  Changes in our perception, thoughts, understanding, and ultimately our actions do not come easy.  Change is difficult for most people and most challenging to addicts.  Sometimes the fear of change is crippling to us.  We are required to learn to never fear change, but rather, embrace it.  What we should truly fear, is becoming so complacent and stagnant in our current understanding and position, that we refuse to seek out new revelations or allow ourselves to be transformed by them.

Thought for the day
If we are truly sick and tired of being sick and tired then we must remember “Nothing changes until something changes” and that something has to be us.  Have you turned your will and your life over to the care of God, as you understand God?

Scriptures
So I say to you, Ask and keep on asking and it shall be given you; seek and keep on seeking and you shall find; knock and keep on knocking and the door shall be opened to you.  For everyone who asks and keeps on asking receives; and he who seeks and keeps on seeking finds; and to him who knocks and keeps on knocking, the door shall be opened.
~Luke 11:9,10 (Amp)~

But whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.  For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.  So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord.  And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image.
~2 Corinthians 3:16-18 (NLT)~

So let us stop going over the basic teachings about Christ again and again. Let us go on instead and become mature in our understanding.  Surely we don’t need to start again with the fundamental importance of repenting from evil deeds and placing our faith in God.  You don’t need further instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.  And so, God willing, we will move forward to further understanding.
~Hebrews 6:1-3 (NLT)~

About SLAA Tilburg

Wat is seks- en liefdeverslaving? Wij in S.L.A.A. geloven dat seks- en liefdeverslaving een voortschrijdende ziekte is, die niet kan worden genezen maar die, zoals veel ziekten, wel tot staan kan worden gebracht. Zij kan verschillende vormen aannemen – inclusief (maar niet beperkt tot) een dwangmatige behoefte aan seks, extreme afhankelijkheid van één persoon (of meerdere personen), en/of een voortdurend in beslag genomen worden door romantiek, affaires of fantasieën. Er is sprake van een obsessief-dwangmatig patroon, seksueel of emotioneel (of beide), waarin relaties of seksuele activiteiten in toenemende mate destructief geworden zijn voor de loopbaan, het gezinsleven en het gevoel van zelfrespect. Als seks- en liefdeverslaving wordt veronachtzaamd, wordt zij altijd erger. Wanneer wij echter een eenvoudig programma volgen dat voor een reeks van mannen en vrouwen met dezelfde ziekte succesvol is gebleken, kunnen wij herstellen. In S.L.A.A. leren wij de realiteit te accepteren dat wij deze verslaving hebben
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