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Recovery Journal: Ancient Wisdom and Today's Jokes for Happy, Joyous and Free Folks

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A Journal is defined as: A personal record of experiences and reflections. A Journey is defined as: A passage from one place to another. This book is both. This fun and enlightening book is an uplifting, light-bearing companion that will assist in expanding and adding color to the horizons in your mind. You will laugh out loud. You will open previously barricaded gardens i ...more
Paperback, 270 pages
Published July 27th 2011 by Home of Love Publications
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Jeanie
Apr 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
‘Exposing God Amidst the Chaos’ is a fresh look at the truth about God. Based on scripture and the language of the modern culture, this non-threatening book is true to God’s nature without losing the Gospel or life we are called to in Christ. If one enjoys ‘Star Wars’, ‘Star Trek’ and similar tours through space, that person will appreciate some of the terms used in the book.

James Bars asks the most important one that each reader needs to answer for him/herself on the first page: ‘Whose are you?
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Amy
Jan 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Seeing as a journal is a personal record of experiences and reflections, that is exactly what this book is for. There are 270 pages to record your journey. Mostly is a conglomeration of funny jokes, tidbits of wisdom, quotes and Scripture verses. The suggested way to use this book is to read each page, then let your mind ponder what is written and reflect on how you can apply this to your life as you grow spiritually to achieve your goal. The main focus reflection and drawing closer to God as He ...more
Deana Dick
Nov 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I am glad I chose this book to read and review. I have read another book from the author and enjoyed how he explained things in simple terms, was not preachy but had compassion for his topic. Once again, I was not disappointed with his writing style.

He takes a subject like addiction and gives readers a journal that can be used to write your thoughts in as you are guided through a daily walk with laughter, scriptures and insights. For me the book represents freedom. It is time for us to realize
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Mary
Nov 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
"Recovery Journal: Ancient Wisdom and Today's Jokes For Happy, Joyous and Free Folks," by James Bars is a personal workbook. Two hundred and fifty-nine pages for you to write down your thoughts as you recover from your addiction. In the opening pages James Bars states: "This humble journal book includes many pieces of information that are quoted from the Ancient Wisdom found in The Holy Scriptures. Please don't allow any pre-conceived ideas you may have, block you from the Sunlight of the Spiri ...more
Laura
Oct 30, 2015 rated it liked it
Okay, to be honest, I have absolutely no idea how to review this book! It is very large, like a three-subject school notebook. Each page is lined, wide-ruled. It includes a joke (which my husband greatly enjoyed reading), words of wisdom (either by a well-known person like Ben Franklin or from the Bible), and a section called "This is me" which includes a thought or application or word of encouragement.

Will this book cure an alcoholic? Um, I doubt it. Will it encourage them along the way? I don
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Nyla
May 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recovery Journal by James Bars. This is an oversized paperback book. It contains a chuckle for the day, wisdom, and prompts. There is space to write feelings and thoughts for each day. It is a journal that provides light humor light but yet gets down to business with a Scripture verse and inspirational thought for the day. It is inspiring as it nudges us as to read God’s word each day, keep a bit of laughter in our lives, and reflect on our lives and God's Word everyday. There is plenty of space ...more
Cheri Swalwell
Nov 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed the Recovery Journal by James Bars. It was light and humorous, but yet had a Biblical Scripture verse and a thought for the day as well, reminding us to laugh at life, soak in God’s word daily, and ponder something every day. Great book, love the length of it too as it gives you plenty of time to chronicle your thoughts or some goals that you need to work on, or a struggle or journey you are going through or how it was originally intended, an aid to sobriety. Nicely written, ...more
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