Tag Archives: God

Suicide & Teenagers – Battling Depression, Restoring Faith

Teenager battling depression and suicide “The terrible, tragic fallacy of the last hundred years has been to think that all man’s troubles are due to his environment, and that to change the man you have nothing to do but change his environment. That is a tragic fallacy. It overlooks the fact that it was in Paradise that man fell.” -Dr. [...]
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How Scripture can Deliver You from the Grasp of Addiction

Three crosses with sunset behind it There have been volumes written on how to beat addiction, and while much of it is helpful and has merit, so many of the strategies lack power for any real lasting change. Could it be seeing the way forward is as simple as looking back? Let me suggest that, perhaps, in our zeal for “self-help” [...]
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Friends and Family of Those in Recovery: Speak Life & Spread Hope

Friends Drinking Coffee “The power of the tongue is life and death” – Proverbs 18:21 To the friends and family members of those struggling through an addiction… this post is for you. How Can I Support My Loved One’s Addiction Recovery? You hold one of the most powerful keys in your loved one’s addiction. Yes, I know, you [...]
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Why Your Family Matters in Drug Rehab

Family standing together holding hands “When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.” – Psalm 32:3 There are very few activities in life more exhausting than pretending. To routinely wake up, put the mask on, and use all of your precious energy to develop your persona is a silent life of desperation. I like [...]
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How God Can Prevent Experimenting with Drugs

Woman sitting, struggling with sexual addiction “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” – Psalm 46:10 If you’re going to see the value in a life jacket, you must see it’s proper use. To substitute a flotation device/life vest and mistake it for body armor would be an ironic antithesis of it’s said purpose. Seeing the [...]
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