Our book, The Heart of Recovery: How Compassion and Community Offer Hope in the Wake of Addiction, is out now!
Addiction & Recovery
Dave and I talk about the physical aspects of his recovery from prescription opioid addiction: withdrawal, post-acute withdrawal syndrome, and more.
Recovery is more than just living without addiction. Recovery involves heart, soul, mind, and strength.
We won’t always feel the thrill of this is the thing I was made to do. When it no longer sparks joy, we will wish we could throw away our calling like the jeans we’ve been hanging onto for someday. Just because you are called to something doesn’t mean it will be easy. In fact, I can say with total confidence that it won’t be. If it was, we wouldn’t need a power greater than ourselves.
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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 …
I keep getting notifications that I haven’t written here in a while… and I’ve had some messages from you over the last six months… so I should probably write a bit and let you know that all is well with my husband — because my …