Tag Archives: Addiction

Recovery, rebirth, confusion!

So, it has been a few weeks since my last post and anyone that knows me knows that I have been going through…well something. Since I am very well aware that my addiction is not unique, maybe some of you … Continue reading

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Birthright of an Alcoholic

So tonight I was at a Celebrate Recovery (CR) meeting. I love these meetings, especially the small group portion. The group of men at the CR I attend is relatively small and, consequently, we have grown to know each other … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Journey

This weekend is usually a weekend that heralds in the incredible summer to come. This is often our first big camping weekend. For me, it is also usually a weekend that I reflect on my military service…those who didn’t get to come … Continue reading

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Feels so good to feel so bad.

CCEF tweeted a quote from David Powlison-“Self-pity is then a most delicious narcotic: it feels so good to feel so bad, because it all about me.” When I was in the darkest places of addiction, I lived that quote. I … Continue reading

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We Happy Few…

“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother”. This is a well-known quote from the St. Crispin’s Day speech. I carried that quote around with me in my … Continue reading

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External Controls…Internal Problem.

This past year, I have had a lot of opportunities to talk with people struggling with various addictions. I am in no way a counselor. I simply try to come alongside people as an advocate and a friend. My desperate … Continue reading

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Living in my wake.

I have learned this past year that when God sends you the same message from multiple sources in a short period of time, he is probably trying to tell you something or teach you something. Last week in my reading … Continue reading

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The Journey Begins.

This is, very obviously, my first post on this blog and the best place to begin is to better explain the focus of this site. In the near future, I will publish my story in greater detail. Most of you … Continue reading

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