Every season, for his first practice, legendary basketball coach John Wooden took the full hour to teach his players how to properly put on their shoes and socks. In a similar fashion, when Vince Lombardi welcomed his new rookies to camp, he always began the same way. Holding a football in his hand, he said, “Gentlemen, this is a football.”
Success begins with the basics – on and off the field.
The Bible says it like this: “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart” (Psalm 37:4).
Do you want lasting sobriety from your drug of choice? Start simple and go from there. Love God. Seek him daily. Make him the first priority of every day.
Recovery Step: Return to the basics of your recovery. Get those right, and the rest becomes a whole lot easier.