12 Steps to a Slip

Every Slip Has A Beginning, and every slip has an ending. Know Your Danger Signals! Make the ending of your slip. Recovery not death! Relapse is a serious and sometimes fatal reality. Start missing meetings for any reason, real or imaginary. Become critical of the methods used by other members who may not agree with… Continue reading 12 Steps to a Slip

A Practical Guide to Using Journaling to Overcome Addiction in Recovery

Journaling has been one of those daily disciplines that evade me. I have every good intention of doing it every day but fail often miserably. So now, I have committed to only journal three times a week. We’ll see how it works. However, this time, I actually have a plan, a list of questions to… Continue reading A Practical Guide to Using Journaling to Overcome Addiction in Recovery

8 Core Feelings and Their Associated State of Beings

One thing that I have noticed in my meetings whether group or 12-step, I have noticed that there is a lack of understanding of feelings and associated state of beings. At first, I didn’t have a clue about this and would constantly pass off states of being as my feelings; however, this chart was given… Continue reading 8 Core Feelings and Their Associated State of Beings

Phoenix Pornography Addiction Recovery

Clement writes, Let us consider that wonderful sign [of the resurrection] which takes place in Eastern lands, that is, in Arabia and the countries round about. There is a certain bird which is called a phœnix. This is the only one of its kind, and lives five hundred years. And when the time of its… Continue reading Phoenix Pornography Addiction Recovery

14 Types of Denial in Pornography and/or Sex Addiction

This was originally written as a guest post for PorntoPurity.com. Denial. No! What is it, really? I hear it thrown around constantly, and you probably do too. If you are anything like me, when you hear something like the first step that says, “We admitted we were powerless over our addictions and compulsive behaviors, that… Continue reading 14 Types of Denial in Pornography and/or Sex Addiction

A Pornography Addict’s Anchor in the Midst of Enticement: A Story

In the Odyssey, he Greek hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths), Circe warns Odysseus regarding his trip. She says: First you will come to the Sirens who enchant all who come near them. If any one unwarily draws in too close and hears the singing of the Sirens, his wife… Continue reading A Pornography Addict’s Anchor in the Midst of Enticement: A Story

Lessons Addicts Can Learn from the Temptations of Jesus, Part 1

In Matthew 4:1-11, Matthew writes about the temptations of Jesus. Matthew records the first temptation as follows: 1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  2 And after He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He then became hungry.  3 And the tempter came… Continue reading Lessons Addicts Can Learn from the Temptations of Jesus, Part 1

Romans 6 Series: Part 9, Newness of Life Vs. Oldness of Porn

This is a guest post by Luke Gilkerson (who runs @covenanteyes) from Covenant Eyes. Do you believe, on the basis of your faith in the resurrection of Jesus, that God will raise you on the last day? Do you also believe that you are united to the living Christ now? Do you believe that God… Continue reading Romans 6 Series: Part 9, Newness of Life Vs. Oldness of Porn