Roaches and Sins : Ken

Roaches and Sins : Ken

Roaches and Sins I’m always amused when I turn on the light in the garage and see a cockroach running off seeking a place to hide.  I have often thought about how it reminds me of our sins.  See if you agree with me. Roaches operate in the dark, sins are deeds of...

Healing is a Process : Keith

Healing is a Process : Keith

Healing is a Process Throughout my life I believed that healing was instantaneous. I thought that when God felt like it, He waved His magic wand and healed people. Like the miracles Jesus and the disciples and prophets did in the Bible. I thought healing was like when...

Confession : Keith

Confession : Keith

Confession “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” - 1 John 1:9 I confessed my sins in secret. I didn’t spend a lot of time on it and didn’t see the importance. 1 John states the results of...

Healing or Infection : Ken

Healing or Infection : Ken

Healing or Infection? People get into personal psychological troubles for many reasons.  Some of us cause self-inflicted wounds, some are wounded by others and some are wounded by the world.  Causes of self-inflicted wounds include such things as drinking too much,...

Intimacy : Keith

Intimacy : Keith

Intimacy I am struggling with this word. In one of my recent group meetings, we defined intimacy as having four parts: spiritual, emotional, physical – non sexual, and physical – sexual. The first three must be achieved by an addict (that is me!) and with your spouse...

Breaking Generational Habits : Mike

Breaking Generational Habits : Mike

Breaking Generational Habits When we enter recovery, in Step Two we “come to believe that a Higher Power can restore us to sanity.” While “Higher Power” can mean many things to many people, for those of us in the Christian faith, Jesus Christ is our highest power. In...

Mental Illness in a Genesis 3 World : Ken

Mental Illness in a Genesis 3 World : Ken

It has long bothered me that churches and/or Christians are not leading the way in addressing and helping those with obvious mental illness in the modern world.  So I want to speak about why I have this position in this blog. To get everyone’s attention let me say...