Looking up and moving on

Looking up and moving on

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. ~ Ephesians 4:31-32, ESV ~ The greatest obstacle to serenity, happiness, and successful recovery is being stuck in the mire of bitterness, [...]

Prescription for panic and worry

Prescription for panic and worry

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. ~ John 14:27, ESV ~ There is no doubt that life in society today is filled with anxiety, stress, and worry. There is uncertainty we all [...]

Actions reflect our personal beliefs and values

Actions reflect our personal beliefs and values

But whoever has doubts is condemned ... For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.  ~ Romans 14:23 ESV ~ Recovery helps us rediscovery our own personal values. These values become our reflection of what we believe. They help us live a true, authentic, and practical life. This is not only demonstrated by our [...]

How the Kavanaugh Hearing will cause you to question everything

How the Kavanaugh Hearing will cause you to question everything

The nation is divided. Captivated by the ongoing political drama of a reported allegation against Trump Administration nominee: Judge Brett Kavanaugh. We are glued to this train wreck of allegations, matter-of-fact truth, investigations, and more allegations of sexual assault. It is not a question of whether or not the nominee is innocent or guilty. It [...]

The Hunger Games Guide to Creativity

The Hunger Games Guide to Creativity

Creativity comes in many different forms. It is a way for a hobbyist to spend time doing something they love. It's relaxing, exhilarating, and sometimes becomes a passion that turns into a profitable venture. However, there is a reason for the cliche term starving artist.  A dear friend of mine, from high school, provides this insight [...]