The REAL Serenity Prayer (The quickest way to change your situation) – 3.13S

Most people have heard the first three lines of the Serenity Prayer, but it’s usually the popular version. The original version is much richer. And its main tenants are essential for recovery from porn and sex addiction, and especially lies. This episode covers the first three lines of that Prayer. (The next episode will cover the rest.)

Episode Summary:
-Being ‘strong and courageous’
-When the addict’s expectations aren’t met
-The quickest way to change our situation is to… but only if…

0:00 Intro to the Original Serenity Prayer
2:15 The second part of the original prayer / What serenity may look like for the addict
3:47 Why we are to call each other into our nobility (“Addicts have to have evidence of life change”)***
6:03 When Jay breathes a certain way / Jay with other drivers
7:05 “Changing the things that should be changed,” and the Bible / Addicts tend to lack courage, especially in hard conversations***
9:25 “Be strong and courageous” & when we don’t put our full weight on our Higher Power
10:35 This kind of wisdom takes time after betrayal / When the addicts expectations aren’t met***
13:28 The way God is and how it shows the quickest way to change our situations… but the litmus test is (this)

The podcast is below. (It may take a couple hours for it to show up on iTunes, etc.)

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