“I want to have better relationships . . . but is it all on me to fix things?”
“This person’s approval means everything to me. It’s like it controls me.”
“Why can’t I get free from this cycle?”
If you find yourself having these feelings, it’s time to take your life back.
Arterburn and David Stoop will show you how to
- overcome the habits and history that are keeping you down—and take new, positive steps toward change;
- heal from the hurts, setbacks, and broken relationships that affect you every day;
- develop better boundaries with others in your life;
- stop overreacting and start responding appropriately to any situation or circumstance;
break the cycle…
Have you ever had one of those days . . . ?
Let’s face it. Living in this world can be extremely challenging. It’s hard enough just to make it through our days and years—let alone in a way we’re proud of, living a life that is pure and good. Sometimes it all feels so overwhelming.
But here’s the good news: As a child of God, you can call upon the Lord, and he will help you take your life back from the daily pressures, worries, habits, and conflicts you face.
In Take Your Life Back Day by Day,you’ll find 365 Scriptures, inspiring reflections, and thought-provoking questions to help you recognize when you’ve reached your limits.
A five-session journey toward meaningful change and new life for individuals and groups.
Have you ever invested time and energy in something that really mattered to you—and you weren’t sure you would succeed? Taking your life back can feel like that. It’s a big risk to try to overcome the fears, wounds, and patterns that are holding you back in life.
But nothing is impossible . . . if we put our trust in God.
The Take Your Life Back Workbook, a companion resource to the groundbreaking book Take Your Life Back, is designed to help you do just that. Recovery and relationship experts Stephen Arterburn and Dr. David Stoop lead you through five sessions designed to help you take your life back.
From the creators of the popular Life Recovery series that has guided millions of readers back to health and wholeness, now comes the ultimate recovery book—written from a Christian viewpoint. Recovery pioneers Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop bring a biblical perspective to the Twelve Steps of Life Recovery. They share real-life, personal accounts of people on the road to recovery; biblical stories and verses to support readers in their journey; and powerful principles that offer hope for the future. Whether using the book alone or as a companion to the popular Life Recovery Bible, this is an essential resource for anyone wanting to walk closer with God through recovery, as well as for their counselors, pastors, and loved ones.
The path to wholeness is never one you have to walk alone. God sees you and is by your side as you follow the Twelve Steps of Life Recovery, and he has special gifts in store for you along the way—even when the journey is filled with turns and twists.
From the creators of the bestselling Life Recovery series, The Twelve Gifts of Life Recovery illuminates the gifts God holds for you as you travel through the Twelve Steps. With expert insight and biblical truth, recovery pioneers Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop explore the blessings God offers to those who seek him. Recovery isn’t just about giving up an addiction or dependency; it’s about receiving something better: gifts from God for those courageous souls willing to do whatever it takes to change. An encouragement both to those in the recovery process as well as to the loved ones walking beside them, The Twelve Gifts of Life Recovery is an inspiration and an invitation to move step by step into a new, fruitful future.
As you work toward life recovery, some days feel more difficult than others...and you may yearn for guidance and structure as you seek to rebuild your character. God offers twelve truths to live by as you walk into a new and healthier life. These “laws” will help you discover God’s will for you throughout your recovery and will give you the wisdom you need to take the next steps.
In The Twelve Laws of Life Recovery, Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop—recovery pioneers and authors of the popular Life Recovery series that has guided millions of readers back to health and wholeness—invite you to explore these fundamental truths that, if followed, will help draw you closer to God and connect you more deeply with those around you. This powerful book reveals God’s faithfulness in your everyday walk, enriching your life in a way you never imagined and inviting him to work within you.
Inspired by the Life Recovery Bible, The Life Recovery Devotional takes readers on a devotional journey through the Twelve Steps, with thirty inspiring and encouraging meditations from Scripture for each step along the road to recovery. Opens with a complete listing of the Twelve Steps. Also features helpful and encouraging Bible verses from the New Living Translation.
Inspired by the best-selling Life Recovery Bible, The Life Recovery Journal provides users with a vehicle for sorting through, internalizing, and documenting their journey towards recovery via 52 guided entries, based on the Twelve Steps. The journal offers readers two different approaches to the material (seasonal and monthly), both of which are complemented by the following: Introductory readings based on information found in the Life Recovery Bible and Workbook, specially-selected Scripture verses, questions for personal reflection, sidebar prompts, and prayer starters. The Life Recovery Journal asks open-ended, thought provoking questions to encourage introspective responses. It encourages the active integration of the Bible and the Twelve Steps into daily life. It provides helpful writing prompts to encourage deeper thinking. The open format provides participants with plenty of journaling space, as well as room for notes and Bible references.
As a complement to The Life Recovery Bible (more than 800,000 copies sold), The Life Recovery Workbook leads the recovering addict into reflection and practical application. By placing the 12 steps of recovery into a firm biblical context, the workbook brings scriptural principles into personal focus. Contemporary “Recovery Profiles,” expanded descriptions of each of the 12 steps, and open-ended questions work in unison with The Life Recovery Bible. Far more than just teaching about the 12 steps, the workbook is a guide to an in-depth working of the steps, making the principles of recovery come alive for “one day at a time” living.