Using Forgiveness as a Tool to Support Recovery

Forgiveness is the process of letting go of anger or resentment after being wronged or doing wrong. Simply saying the words “I forgive you”, or accepting an apology, is not forgiveness. Contrary to what some may believe, forgiveness also does not mean condoning the wrongdoing, or even reconciling the relationship. When we think of forgiveness, … Continued

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Step 4: Twelve-Step Program

A note on language: At Renascent we help people recover from substance use addiction and integrate 12-Step facilitation into our programming. We recognize that the substances our clients are recovering from and the 12-Step groups they connect with may vary. Throughout our website you may see general terms relating to the 12 Steps as we … Continued

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Terry’s Story: One Step at a Time

In a recovery journey spanning over twenty years, Terry has learned a few things about persistence, commitment, surrender – and himself. “I’ve attended multiple programs and relapsed several times,” he says. But while he always thought ‘the next time would be different,’ it wasn’t until he embraced the spiritual aspect of recovery that things truly … Continued

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