Archive for March, 2016



Broadcasting Wednesday, March 30th (All DAY) at The topic: “The Power of Forgiveness” with Bruce H., the Monty’man and Special Co-Host TJ Karina



Thank You To All My Listeners and Readers

Greetings Everyone,

I just wanted to take a few moments to stop and thank each of you for reading and tuning into my recovery shows and posts here in WordPress.  Without our listeners and readers there is no message to share.  I’d like to ask each of you to visit our PodOMatic site and become a member of PodOMatic.  All you have to do is visit: and click on the orange “Follow” button and sign up.  You can even sign in with your FaceBook account.  We will never spam you.  But what you will receive is an update every time we publish a new show.  You will be able to tune in on your smart-phones and devices.  You can even download our PodOMatic app for iOS or Andriod.  We are also on iTunes as well.  You can comment on the shows and “Like” them as well.  This helps with our demographics and would be extremely appreciated.  By becoming a member of our PodOMatic Radio Group you help share the message of hope in recovery just by listening to the shows.  Of course, you can still tune in here at WordPress.

Thanks so much for your loyal listenership and support.  I am an extremely blessed man to have so many friends through Take 12 Recovery Radio.

Serenity for You!

The Monty’man



According to some in recovery, we should never get angry. They say anger will always lead to relapse, but does it? Is anger the same as resentment? Is there a difference? Is it possible that anger may even be a healthy and normal emotion? Join Eve, Bruce and the Monty’man as they discuss Anger vs. Resentment. Closing song, “A Call to Arms” by Jamie Alker.



We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing. Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
There is no magical formula for change. But there are some helpful principles.
First of all, change happens little by little. As this text puts it, our capacity for trust ‘grows more and more’ and our ability to love and to receive love ‘increases’. These changes, like all of the most important changes in life, do not happen as a one-time event. An important change may require us to make a decision at a certain moment, it also requires a process that takes place over months and years.
Second, change is not a race. The change process can not be rushed. We often want to ‘hurry it up’, but we can’t. Change that is real and long-lasting, requires patience and perseverance. When we have been practicing our dysfunctions for decades, we can expect that unlearning them will also take time.
Third, change requires that we practice the disciplines of honesty and fellowship. There is no recovery unless we find ways to move out of denial and isolation. What a wonderful gift it is to be able to share our struggles and victories with people who will ‘always thank God for us’ and who will encourage us, affirm us and hold us accountable.
Lord, I want my faith to grow.
I want my capacity for love to increase.
Little by little.
One day at a time.
That’s what I need.
Help me to move out of denial,
And out of isolation.
Help me to do my part to make change possible in my life.
© National Association for Christian Recovery.
All rights reserved.
Serenity for You!
~The Monty’man

From Addicts to Overcomers

One was full of hate, one was full of fear and now both are students of the world’s most successful faith-based recovery program to date. Join the Monty’man as he discusses the success, difficulties, addictions and victories God has walked through with the lives of these amazing men from the Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge Center, Willamette Valley Campus. Welcome Keith H. and Jake W. along with the Program Coordinator of the center, Mr. Ralph Pueschel.



WHAT ABOUT STEP THIRTEEN?  What about predators in recovery? What about dating in recovery? What about same sex Thirteen Stepping in recovery? What about Sponsors taking advantage of Sponsees in recovery?


When Addiction Meets God

When The Progression of Addiction Meets The Power of God, Look Out!!!

Tune into our debut show of the Adult & Teen Challenge Good News Report sharing the powerful message of recovery through the Power of God’s love! with your host, the Monty’man from Take 12 Recovery Radio.

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