Help is something everyone needs at one time or another. Some seek the help of family and friends, while others utilize a more structured approach. One such approach is the “twelve-step” program. The process involves the following:
-admitting that one cannot control one's addiction or compulsion;
-recognizing a higher power that can give strength;
-examining past errors with the help of a sponsor (experienced member);
-making amends for these errors;
-learning to live a new life with a new code of behavior;
-helping others who suffer from the same addictions or compulsions.
Whether formally or informally, many have implemented these steps. Although it works, it is not enough. Twelve-step programs are intended to assist with living life in a state of recovery. The Christian woman must be committed to living a life of transformation. This can be done by acknowledging God’s power within you. This power is all that we need to STAND under any storm, issue, or addiction until deliverance and transformation arrives.
Apostle Paul, in 2 Corinthians 4:7-12 has designed a 3-step program that will lead to a perpetual life of transformation. The principles are simple:
endure with God’s help
We invite you to join me July 8th - 10th at the Sisters Touching Assisting & Networking with Dignity (S.T.A.N.D.), where dynamic women of God will teach us to triumphantly live out our theme, “KEEP CALM…I’M STILL STANDING”.