Authentic Truths in Addiction

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Spoken Word - Destination Home

For all those who battled cancer valiantly and found victory on the other side.

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Confrontation with Self

This episode is a reflection back to the time just before I began my recovery. There is anger, bitterness, pain, acceptance, and resolve here. I began to confront some hard truth within myself, and it was HARD! If you’re in that place, know you are not alone.

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Hope Will Exist Again - Active Recovery

Recovery is possible! I will never doubt that. Our minds are stronger than any addiction, even substance use. The brain can be healed by new mindsets and thought patterns. Are you willing to do the work and be your own boss?

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: A Short Note on Faith and Family Addiction

If you are lost watching your loved one battling substance use, please take a great minute to remember 1) You’re not alone. 2) God has your back far better than anyone else 3) Peace is possible through Christ Jesus.

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Spoken Word -“Abandoned”

Who left who?

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Surviving their Addiction - Learning to Live Again

Those living in addiction are alive, but they’re not LIVING! Are you? This is a harsh truth. It’s not easy to go on with life when they’re stuck fighting chronic substance use. You have to choose how you’ll spend your days and time. You’re worth living!

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: God Doesn't Love People Like Me

You are loved. In your mess, in your darkest moment, in your sin. You are loved and wanted. This episode talks about sin and our redemption. It talks about never being so far from God that He can't reach you. Addiction is powerful, I get it, but it still doesn't touch the power of God. So, give me a moment to explain why God loves people like you.

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Letting Go - When Addiction and Faith Collide

Today's episode is a discussion of lost faith in the battle of recurrent trauma caused by addiction. Realigning our hope and heart with God and letting go can ignite our faith even though the situation doesn't change. Living in peace through the warzone of addiction is possible when we hold on to Jesus and let go of the world.

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: The Co-Dependent Truth

In becoming co-dependent, we tend to lose ourselves to an addiction we never had. Breaking this cycle will allow your children to endure their consequences and release them to gain self-dependence.

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Addiction's Language

I head back to a day when my son was still in the grips of his addiction and what that looked like—the odd behavior, the confusing talks, the constant motion from his high. We are so thankful that the "guy we used to know" has returned and is living well in his recovery today!

AUTHENTIC TRUTHS IN ADDICTION: Boundaries for a Parent's Recovery

When it feels like the cycle of addiction will never end, we may find ourselves locked in an illness we don't have. We pray our loved ones into healing and wholeness, only to find we are the one broken. This episode discusses the importance of boundaries within a parent's recovery plan.