Showing posts from September, 2011


 Because No Man Is An Island copyright © 1997 Debbie Turner Chavers You can have your own way, always , when you are alone. There is always a cost. Are you willing to pay? Most things seem shiny and new when we first receive them. But humans overall quickly tire of newness. For after all there really is nothing new under the sun. The relationship,the job, the car, the house, the children...all things eventually equal work. Day in day out... work . Life is a continual adjustment to the other people and things in your life. This is not necessary if you are alone. Alone,you can have just what you consideration of another persons feelings, needs,or wants. ALONE. Do you want to be alone? Every path has a destination. Are you headed in a right direction? Wrong direction? Your direction? Do you need to change course? Start over?   You alone make the decision that charts the course for your life. Simply and profoundly God loves you.   It is your

Cross Road

Daily I meet people who are at a cross road in life. A cross road. The place where two paths intersect at a given point. At the corner of my world I linger, looking for direction At times I give direction To those I meet Sometimes We meet briefly. Nod politely. At times we speak. t And cross. Sometimes walking on the same path. At times headed in a different direction. ~Debbie         © 2011 Debbie Turner Chavers All writing, poetry, posts, art, and photography, copyright © 2011 Debbie Turner Chavers. Protected by US and International copyright laws. All Rights Reserved.Scripture references taken from the King James bible. Would you like to see what I am currently painting? Click on these links or

Eight Recovery Principles

Based on the BEATITUDES by Rick Warren 1. Realize I’m not God; I admit that I am powerless to control my tendency to do the wrong thing and my life is unmanageable. "Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor.” Matthew 5:3 2. Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. "Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 3. Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to Christ’s care and control. "Happy are the meek.” Matthew 5:5 4. Openly examine and confess my faults to God, to myself and to another person whom I trust. "Happy are the pure in heart.” Matthew 5:8 5. Voluntarily submit to any and all changes God wants to make in my life. "Happy are those whose greatest desire is to do what God requires.” Matthew 5:6 6. Evaluate all my relationships, offer forgiveness to those who have hurt me and make amends for harm I’ve done to others when possible, except when