Getting the Most From Your Group

Agreements We’ve identified four agreements that will ensure the highest value and quality of your group experience. Participating in an Ascend group requires you to…

Integrity Through Accountability

While the first focus of this group is honesty and grace through practicing telling the truth about yourself, the second focus of this group is…

Honesty & Grace

A Secret Battle Taka was sick with anxiety. How could he have these terrible sexual thoughts? He’d never had a sexual relationship with someone but…

Contribution

This lesson, more than being a call to action to give back, is a suggestion on how to elevate your recovery and growth to the…

A Radiant Couple

Whether you are currently married or not, your life will benefit by clarifying and deepening your vision for a Blessed life with your eternal spouse.…

The Integrity Muscle

Before you read on, watch this famous, Brick by Brick, video. At the beginning of our sexual integrity journeys, our goals to be porn and/or…

Guilt and Shame – Activity

To be read together in the group after the check-ins and before the activity.   One thing shame tells us is that we are unworthy…

Guilt and Shame

Guilt “Guilt is like a gauge or light on the dashboard. It means that something is wrong.” – Wade Powers Have you felt the weight…

Each Slip is a Stepping Stone

Have you heard the story of the invention of the incandescent lightbulb? It apparently took Thomas Edison 1,000 tries to make his invention work! When…

Choosing Real Food over Junk Food

Dealing with a porn and/or masturbation addiction is less like an addiction to drugs and alcohol, and more like a struggle with unhealthy or addictive…

Accountability 

What is accountability? What does it accomplish? Why is it valuable?  In this blog post about accountability, Andrew Love says the following:  “[Accountability] means to…

The Sexual Addiction Cycle

Russ was confounded by his porn use. Acting out always left him feeling empty, unfulfilled, and disappointed in himself. Yet, as much as he tried,…

Setting the Tone

As was stated in Prework III, having goals with which to measure progress are important. In order to set the tone for success, starting with…