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Since late 2013, my new mentor has been a good sponsor and teacher to me, he was like a God send to me. He was kind and taught me some very important living skill.
He allow me to learn and progress at my own pace, experience everything myself, let me take one baby step forward at a time. Yes, I have make many mistakes and had many fall along the way, it was never perfect.
I had slip and relapse, but they has help me learn and grow in recovery. They happen for a reason, they happen either because I was not doing some thing or I was not doing it right. It has been a slow, challenging and not easy journey but a rewarding one in the end. It has help an imperfect person like me to walk the talk one day at a time.

Below was memories of my journey with my sponsor over the last 4 years. He shares with me the following:

John 8:32 – And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

John 14:6 – Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
My Lesson no. 1 in year 2013 – It was my first introduction to God.
Seek God; you can find all the answers in the bible
Luke 9:23 New International Version (NIV)
23 Then Jesus said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.
My Lesson no. 2 in year 2014 going total abstinent
Deny my desires or selfish, self-centered and self-seeking ways
Matthew 14:28-31New International Version (NIV)
28 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.”
29 “Come,” he said.
Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. 30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!”
31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”
My Lesson no. 3 in year 2015 when I struggle with adversity, stress, pain and suffering.
Keep my eyes on God.
The story of David vs Goliath, underdog vs the Giant
My Lesson 4: 2017
Let God fight the battle for me. I trusted God. I will accept any outcome that God gives me. In doing so , I learn to find peace and live my life, living life on life ‘s term, not my term.
Trust God; He will Deliver as Promised
Psalm 118:8 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.”
Proverbs 3:5 “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.”
My latest lesson no. 5
Trust the Lord completely; don’t ever trust yourself ~Proverbs 3:5

I was an all addiction addict, I am no different from any kind of addicts, I am always getting into new trouble every year. I really do not know how I could have made it this far until age 51. There must be a power greater than me. Thank you God!