Paula Kornegay

Controlling Versus Trusting God with Issues Related to Substance Abuse & Codependency

After prayerfully and honestly examining our hearts, we can all admit we like control. We like believing we are controlling the events, time, and even people around us. This is especially true in families with addiction. Family members believe they need to be controlling every aspect of your life, people and circumstances, in order for…

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Quiet Time Is Essential When Overcoming Substance Abuse Addiction

Quiet Time Is Essential When Overcoming Substance Abuse Addiction written by Kelly Flaherty “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts” – Psalm 139:23 We should all want to be closer to God and know Him more intimately. Part of the process is presenting ourselves fully to God, allowing…

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Bombshell Theory for Family Members of Substance Abuse

Bombshell Theory for Family Members of Substance Abuse written by Kelly Flaherty     “I cannot change another person by direct action. I can only change myself, by God’s grace. Others have a tendency to change in reaction to my change.” Boom! Family members are consumed with the desire and need to fix and change the…

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Life of Victory for Substance Abusers Lesson Two: The Love of God Part 1

  This is the Recap of Lesson 2: The Love of God Part 1 for Recovering Addicts and Substance Abusers. Presented to you by Reach Recovery, a substance abuse recovery program in Greenville, NC. Key verse: Ephesians 3:17-19  “I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints,…

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The New Life: Victory for Substance Abusers Lesson 1

  This is the Recap of Lesson 1: The New Life for Recovering Addicts and Substance Abusers taken from the Life of Victory Bible study series.  Presented to you by Reach Recovery. Key Verse: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!  All this is from…

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Serenity Prayer for Family Members of Substance Abuse

Do you have a loved one who is addicted to drugs or alcohol? Here is a prayer to help you when facing such difficult circumstances. Article written by Kelly Flaherty “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know…

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Five Common Denominator of Individuals with Drug Addiction & Alcoholism

Chemical dependency has certain common characteristics in all drug addicts and alcoholics. The abuse of alcohol or drugs will produce these characteristics in individual regardless of age, class of society, religion, intelligence level or geographical location. It does not discriminate. This awareness video was created to help you recognize drug addiction and alcoholism in the…

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Mike Sorrentino, “The Situation”, sets an example for seeking Recovery from Prescription Opiate Painkillers

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino sets an example by seeking help to get out of his addiction to opiate prescription painkillers. After suffering from a dancing injury, he encountered back and neck pain. Doctors prescribed opiate painkillers for him to deal with the physical pain. In a matter of weeks and a few months on the…

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How to Beat Holiday Stress and Depression

American Association of Christian Counselors » Blog Archive » How to Beat Holiday Stress and Depression. The above link is to the AACC’s blog sharing about the struggles that people go through during the Christmas season. For some people this is a joyful time, but for others, it can be very stressful or even lonely….

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Walk for Recovery 2012

Mark your calendar for September 29, 2012!  We invite you to join us as we partner with Pitt County Coalition on Substance Abuse to recognize September as National Recovery Month. Reach Recovery will have their own table set up to meet other people in the community.  We plan to give away wrist bands to individuals…

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