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An Addict’s New Year’s Resolutions

By |2018-10-23T17:27:23-04:00December 30th, 2015|Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Holiday, Personal Growth|

How many times have you made New Year’s resolutions, determined that this year will be different and you will be better? We make resolutions because we don’t like ourselves the way we are. We don’t like our tiredness, our fatty parts, our busy schedules, how much (or little) money we make, how often we yell [...]

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On Christmas Day

By |2018-10-23T17:28:56-04:00December 25th, 2015|Holiday, Spiritual Reflections|

Christmas Morning Christmas Traditions make the holiday special. Christmas morning is when we gather in the Great Room at Bald Eagle Hospitality House to share Christmas traditions, while our residents enjoy sipping hot chocolate. Every family has their own traditions that make Christmas a special time for them. This is when we gather to reminisce [...]

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Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols

By |2018-10-23T17:30:33-04:00December 24th, 2015|Holiday, Spiritual Reflections|

On Christmas Eve we have a Chapel service of “Lessons and Carols” to celebrate in word and song the events from the Bible that lead up to Christmas. Every day during Advent we practice singing a Christmas carol to prepare residents to participate in the carol singing on Christmas Eve. The Christmas Eve service is [...]

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Christmas Reflection

By |2018-10-23T17:31:55-04:00December 21st, 2015|Holiday|

Christmas is a time of great blessings – a time when God’s abundant goodness is poured out on his people as they celebrate the coming of the promised Messiah in the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem. Each year during the Christmas season we have a unique opportunity to allow God to open our hearts [...]

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How Can the Christian Seasons of Lent and Easter Help You in Your Recovery?

By |2019-09-11T17:27:57-04:00February 18th, 2015|Holiday|

Often we see the Word of God as isolated messages stored in compartments that make it easier to digest and comprehend. When we step back and examine the big picture, it gives us an opportunity to reflect on God’s message from a different perspective. The message of salvation never changes; however, our ability to appreciate [...]

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An Addict’s New Year

By |2018-10-23T18:03:07-04:00January 9th, 2015|Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Holiday, The Path of Addiction Recovery|

It’s time for change. Each year the statistics for addiction and its impact on individuals, families, businesses, and communities are released, piling on those from the previous year.  Sadly, the numbers keep getting worse: more people die, more accidents occur, more people go to jail, and too few seek help. Let’s make this year different. [...]

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Getting Ready for Christmas

By |2018-10-23T19:19:35-04:00December 24th, 2013|Holiday, Spiritual Reflections|

Christmas is a very special time at St. Joseph Institute. We have been busy preparing for Christmas during the 25 days of Advent. We prepare ourselves spiritually by reviewing the origin and history of Christmas carols. Each morning we set aside a time of prayer and reflection that attunes our hearts and minds to the [...]

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Addiction and the Holidays

By |2018-10-24T10:31:52-04:00December 19th, 2012|Holiday|

Addicts and alcoholics often describe their addiction as cunning, baffling and powerful.  It has the ability to destroy their careers, financial savings, relationships, hopes and dreams.  During the holidays it is particularly brutal, ready to bring potentially disastrous consequences into the lives of millions. For the part of the brain that controls addiction, the holidays [...]

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