“God, grant me serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”
How many times have we heard these words? Whether on TV or in a movie, or spoken by a friend or loved one in recovery, or even as we’ve said them ourselves. Continue reading From Chaos to Serenity
I discovered it when I was 11 years old. I don’t exactly remember how I discovered it. In fact, I didn’t even know what it was called at the time. Continue reading The Big “M”
I am a thirty year old, single female who is recovering from sex addiction.
In the summer of 2014, I betrayed the man I loved. To put it in counseling terms, I was “acting out.” In Christian circles, we call it sin. My sin was repeated. And confessed. And it took a lot of work to heal from that sin. Continue reading Safe People – Jane DoE
Everyone in the small group just sat there. The awkward silence hung heavy in the room, like a heavy stage curtain that had just lowered onto everyone sitting in the circle. The bombshell had been dropped just a few seconds ago, but with each ticking second of silence it seemed like years. Continue reading I Don’t Know What To Do…
God, I can’t do this. I can’t stand living another day enslaved to this addiction. Continue reading I Can’t Do This
I am a sucker for “The Voice.” Let’s just get that on the record. Of all the music competition shows, this one has been my favorite since it began 3 or 4 years ago.
Continue reading I Want You
Recovery takes too long. Most everyone who has experienced any type of addiction has felt this way. We’ve felt what it’s like to either confess or be caught; Continue reading Give It Time
Last week’s post was an encouragement to reach out to people in our lives who are going through tough times. Knowing how it feels to go through the hardest period of life and have many people remain silent, Continue reading Say Something, But Not SOME Things…
It’s happened again. Someone you know just had their life blow up. You just found out some friends – that couple who always seemed so happy – are getting a divorce.
Continue reading When You Don’t Know What To Say