Tag: healing

No Thank-You, Anxiety

  Ten years ago I think if you would have asked me, I would have told you that I believed that I was an outgoing, people-oriented person. Never-mind the fact that it only took three or four various types of Benzo’s carefully carelessly mixed with any amount of cheap alcohol to render my central nervous system …

Guest: Alexandrea- Choosing to Live a Sober Life

I’ve never written about this. Most of the people in my life know nothing about it, yet here I am, penning an entire article about the dirty little secret my family adamantly ignores as much as possible. Whenever we gather, there’s an elephant in the room. I grew up with him. For the first decade …

Healing Our Voids.

C.S Lewis describes lust, as he does every other topic: His description is not only beautiful- it is complete, intricate, complex and yet somehow he makes it simple. I have no idea how his heart and mind were so able to mesh concepts in such a way – but he was so gifted and insightful. …

Fighting Within.

A person who is struggling with addiction is fighting an epic battle. The fighting is fierce and continuous. It is tiring. And it becomes more and more intense with each passing day. It is a fight between the person struggling with addiction, the substance, and a third. The quietest one of all. The whisper of truth. …

Spiritual Death.

Becoming dependent on a substance takes time. No matter what your substance of choice is, I bet we can all agree that the ultimate result of addiction is death- but before that, there is this place where we live. It is the last stop before physical death: Spiritual death. This is a place where nothing …

The Beauty of Letting Go.

Don’t we all have those feelings… The ones that we just want to hold onto- even when it hurts us or is holding us back from something new? The ones that have the ability to completely conquer us if we allow them to? All of those things that we really can’t change or control. Wouldn’t …

Admitting that I needed help.

Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor. (Matthew 5:3) We have the choice to change our lives and we don’t have to do it alone.  

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