Category: Christian Track

The Shame Game and It’s Role in Your Addiction Recovery

Man praying by the lake Growing up in a Christian home, I had a ton of advantages. I had an awesome faith community, youth pastors, pastors who genuinely knew me and loved me, parents that taught me “right” from “wrong,” and constant bible teaching in my life that provided wisdom, perspective and a knowledge of good and evil. One of [...]
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The One Step Program For Addiction Recovery

Woman praying on the shore The One Step Program “After he had come down from the mountain large crowds followed him. 2 Suddenly a man with a virulent skin-disease came up and bowed low in front of him, saying, ‘Lord, if you are willing, you can cleanse me.’ 3 Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him saying, ‘I am [...]
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Managing Your Addiction One Notification at a Time

Woman on Phone It was a normal Wednesday evening. I just pulled into the driveway after a long day at the office, came into the home, and greeted the children one by one. Michelle and I hung out in the kitchen before dinner. As we began catching up on the day, we hit a relational blockade that was [...]
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Approval Addiction: How people pleasers can become substance abusers

Woman side view “For they loved the glory that comes from men more than the glory that comes from God” -John 12:43 From a very young age, I remember taking great pleasure in making others happy. Whether it was a parent, teacher, coach or friend I always appreciated and enjoyed knowing that I could bring joy and purpose [...]
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