Perhaps it was a long-ago heartbreak that never really healed, or one too many flaky “let’s have lunch” invitations that never materialized or the hours upon hours I – like most people in this traffic-clogged city – spent in my car.
LA was wearing me down, and no matter how many dinner parties or new hairstyles or glasses of Pinot Grigio I had, nothing changed, not really.
There is another small fee for the food that is catered for the night, but you can skip the meal if you’d like. When Celebrate Recovery® first began at Community Bible, they had between six and eight people attending. One of the people who went through the program is Haylea Newcity. “Sometimes I feel like I’m sitting on the front row of what God sees.
If you have children, it will change how they treat others at school.
Pastor Ed Saucier, leader of Celebrate Recovery® at Community Bible Church on Dallas Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas, says he has a way to help.
Five years ago he brought the popular twelve-step program to his church, thinking it could help the congregation.
After working the Celebrate Recovery® program himself for a few months, he realized he was getting more out of it than anybody else.
“We have the tendency to see those in recovery as ‘those people.’ But we’re all ‘those people.’ We all have something in our lives we need to deal with.” Celebrate Recovery® is similar to Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous, hence the twelve steps.
Today, Mountaineering Man and I will board a plane for our one-way journey to America, capping off two weeks of leaving parties and farewell drinks and goodbye hugs and well wishes.