Year: 2013

Addiction & Recovery, Hurt & Faith, Restoration

a table in the wilderness

“I have not forgotten you. I did not lead you into the wilderness to die.”

Addiction & Recovery, Healing our community

a prescription for addiction

A little piece of our story made it to the cover of the New York Times this week . . .
That little piece is a drug called Suboxone.

Addiction & Recovery, Restoration

letting go of leaves

Stick figure silhouettes cling to dangling color that remains . . . dropping one by one . . . leaving them exposed, leafless . . . .
The woods betray us. We are vulnerable.

Addiction & Recovery

link to: the secret lives of Christian pill addicts

Read the full post at her.meneutics.
http://www.christianitytoday.com

Restoration

a harvest of gratitude

. . . I don’t mean just the big THANKS. I mean the little thanks — for everyday things. The things that we have to dig into to find a reason for being grateful. It’s a whole lot harder than it appears.

Restoration

filters for our words, part two

This forum is so immediate. Not like the “old days” when reaching an audience of more than a couple of friends was a very big deal and took time.

Healing our community, Hurt & Faith

right, wrong, and grace

But over the past ten years, God has been peeling. Peeling and peeling the layers of me. And I am confronted often by who I think I should be and who I am.

And why.

Family

filters for our words, part one

Love your children by filtering what you post.

Especially your teenagers.

Sometimes, we forget, in the middle of them being so grown up, they aren’t fully grown-up . . . with the tough shells we who are really grown up have.

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when I lament the things I haven’t taught my daughter

. . . as I speak aloud these inherited loves, I realize the most important things I’ve learned from my mom never came from an actual lesson at all but from a life . . . and that the learning is still going on today.

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