2 Corinthians 3:16-18, ‘Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away. Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there isliberty. But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.’
A couple weeks, or almost a month ago, I asked many of my precious friends on Instagram about the difference between false and real recovery. The devil is the father of lies, just like he lied to Adam and Eve at the very beginning of the world, and he was throwing his fiery darts at me over several years of recovery… I thought that I had recovered, but really, there were still remainders of ED, my idols lingering, that needed to be rooted out by the power of God and His love.
But first… I tapped into my friends on Instagram and asked them, ‘What is false and real recovery?‘ I started this series with this first post: ‘What is False and Real Recovery?’
Yet, I wanted to the experiences and stories of these precious women with you. Each one links back to each one of their accounts. Several of them have blogs. Others have Instagram accounts, and God daily uses them to encourage and build others up.
Kate from the Domestikated Life said, ‘I think false recovery for me was just going through the motions. Doing what I needed to do, but not truly believing it or valuing it. I did the bare minimum to get by. Real recovery was claiming that yes, I am recovered and my value does not come by proving myself in anyway, but in my identity as a child of God. In false recovery I lived in fear everyday, but I am no longer a slave to fear!’ …