Message of Hope welcomes submissions. All submissions become property of Message of Hope and that Message of Hope reserves the right to edit all content in order to preserve the Narcotics Anonymous message. Please sign all submissions. Submissions submitted by email; an email address will be considered as a signature and the authorization to print a submission. Anyone may request to remain anonymous. Please send articles, clean dates, events, celebrations, poems, cartoons and jokes to firstname.lastname@example.org
To receive a digital copy of “Message of Hope” sign-up below.
Step 9 “We made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others” MAKING PEACE… We all suffer brokenness in our life, in our relationship with others and our relationship with God. Brokenness tends to weigh us down and can easily lead us back into our addiction. … Read more
Step 8 “We made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.” Even though Step 8 is one of the shortest steps, the principals of this step have powerful and profound connections to the spiritual process of willingness and forgiveness. I was unable to internalize … Read more
Step 7 “We humbly ask Him to remove our shortcomings” I work a simple program to stay clean and serve God just for today. So when it comes to step seven it is very organic. I get sick and tired of my negative traits, kind of like my hitting rock bottom with the dope . … Read more
The Message of Hope Step 6 We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character Step six makes me feel like it’s my opportunity to take a break from beating up on myself. The previous steps were digging into who I am. They revealed my natural human attributes; some of which … Read more
The Message of Hope Step 5 “We admit it to God, to ourselves, and to another human being, the exact nature of our wrongs” DENIAL: Don’t even know I am lying! It was only by the grace of God that I learned the HOW of this program. It’s been an ongoing process learning to get … Read more
The Message of Hope Step 4 “We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves” Spiritual Principles Courage Honesty Willingness Humility Going into the 4th step I was confused about who I was. My entire life I was called a big head SOB and in the same breath they said they loved me. This … Read more