Step 6 Questions

 

How would your life be different if you believed that you could just relax and let this process called recovery happen to you?

Do you believe is is safe to trust God and this process called recovery?

Describe an experience where you let go and let God.

Describe a time where you got in God's way.

How has God repaired some of your personal damage without any effort on your part?

Describe situations and events where you have been full of pride. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you?  Are you ready to let God relieve you of your pride?

Describe situations and events where you have experienced anger. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you?  Are you ready to let God relieve you of your anger?

Describe the kind of activities do you really enjoy (of course, NOT your addictive behavior).

What are some healthy eating or exercise habits that you could start?

What are some unhealthy eating habits that you could give up?

What are some unhealthy exercise habits that you could give up? Do you exercise to alter your mood or avoid issues/responsibilities?

Describe some secret GOOD deeds that you have done or would like to do.

Describe situations and events where you have used language inappropriately? Do you swear? Do you make crude remarks? Do you use prejudiced/biased language? Do you gossip? Are you sarcastic? Do you tell dirty jokes? Do you use violent language? What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are you ready to let God take control of these behaviors and attitudes?

Describe situations and events where you have been greedy, overly needy or materialistic. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are you ready to give these attitudes over to the care of God?

Describe situations and events where you have given in to lust without regard for others or any morality; including, treating others as sex objects, usings sex to alter your mood, abusing others sexually, and avoiding intimacy. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are you ready to give these lustful feelings over to the power of God?

Describe situations and events where you have been dishonest. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are you ready to depend upon God to keep you from dishonesty?

Describe situations and events where you have given into excessive smoking, eating, drinking, sugar binging, excessive coffee consumption, shopping, gambling, speeding, credit card abuse, covetousness, etc. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are you ready to let God take control of these behaviors and attitudes?

Describe situations and events where you have been very envious or jealous of others. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are your ready to turn these situations over to God?

Describe situations and events where you have avoided responsibility for your actions or lack of actions. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are you ready to allow God to help you take responsibility for your actions?

Describe situations and events where you have used work to avoid family and personal issues, gain a sense of security, gain sole meaning of life through work, gain a sense of identity from your results at work, and alter your mood through work. What has this brought into your life that you like or enjoy? What problems has it caused you? Are you ready to allow God to help you take responsibility for your actions?

What do you plan to do when major defects of character begin to become evident? List each defect individually along with the proposed preventative behavior and how you will allow God to help you in your battle against these defects.

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