Month: February 2018

If man is willing, God is able

The power of prayer in addiction recovery – by Liliann Reid

“Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I…
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Learning to Listen in Recovery

When people give up an addiction they can spend a great deal of time talking. This is particularly likely if they join a recovery fellowship or enter group therapy. There is no doubt that talking can help people recover from their addiction, but sometimes it can be far more helpful to listen. This will allow…
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False Adrenaline: Meth’s Fatal Lure

Addiction, in most cases, is less about pleasure-seeking and more about a person’s need to escape and dissociate from the pain of emotional isolation. We are made with a craving at the core of our being for intimate, dependable and empathetic relationships. This craving has been placed into us by our Creator to cause us…
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Stop Enabling a Drug-Addicted Adult Child

As a parent, you have watched your child go from infant to adult while trying to nurture them as best as you can along the way. Every parent hopes that their children will be able to get a solid education, land a great job, and start a family of their own. But for many, reality…
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Doubting God through Addiction

For Christians and other people who believe in God, addiction can shake a person’s faith to their core. Addiction does not seem to belong in the same world as one a perfect God created, and our minds balk at how separate the two concepts are. It is true that addiction does not belong in the…
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