There really is hope for change. Our problems need not have the final say about the outcome of our lives. There is Someone who wants to help us to live a freer and fuller life. The Big Book of AA suggests that as soon as we say we believe this or are willing to believe this, we will have started on our journey toward those changes that will lead us to spiritual growth and personal happiness.
—Trevor Hudson, One Day at a Time: Discovering the Freedom of 12-Step Spirituality (Upper Room Books, 2007)
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[Jesus said,] “I came so that [people] could have life—indeed, so that they could live life to the fullest.”
—John 10:10 (CEB)
Prayer for the Week
Dear God, I admit that I cannot live life on my own power. I trust that you love me and want what is best for me. Please help me each day to seek your guidance, to love other people, and to live in a way that pleases you. Amen. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room.
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