Book launch day

Our book, The Heart of Recovery: How Compassion and Community Offer Hope in the Wake of Addiction, is out now!

Community is Key to Recovery

In this episode of We Digress, Dave and Deb talk about community and briefly wax nostalgic over small-town life in autumn. Ah, the joys of small-town living… On the one hand, everyone knows everyone else. On the other hand, everyone knows everyone else. Or, as Dave says, we get “all up in each other’s business.”… Continue reading Community is Key to Recovery

Relearning and Reviving Compassion

In this podcast episode, Dave and Deb dig into compassion and digress to the Great British Baking Show and Survivor — the longest running American reality TV show.

A conversation about Purpose in recovery

Restoring a sense of purpose will help a recovering addict stay sober. They need to find where they fit, how they can contribute, and be able to participate in society.

A conversation about physical recovery from prescription opioid addiction

October 2017

Dave and I talk about the physical aspects of his recovery from prescription opioid addiction: withdrawal, post-acute withdrawal syndrome, and more.

What do you mean you’re “in recovery”? Why aren’t you healed?

Recovery is more than just living without addiction. Recovery involves heart, soul, mind, and strength.

10 years clean: celebrating with ordination and a feature in Guideposts Magazine

Dave celebrated 10 years of sobriety this month! Not only that, he passed his ordination exams and will be an officially ordained pastor this coming Sunday, December 31. It’s been a big month! And there’s more to come. This fall, Guideposts Magazine asked us to be a part of their 2018 series on addiction recovery. We… Continue reading 10 years clean: celebrating with ordination and a feature in Guideposts Magazine

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