Addiction and Recovery

Jill Suttie; photo courtesy Jill Suttie

Forgiving Her Alcoholic Father Helped Her Feel Whole

Her father was trying to make amends, but could she forgive him for his emotional abuse during her childhood?

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Singer Tony Bennett; photograph courtesy Tom Beetz via Creative Commons

Tony Bennett at 94: Still a Creative Force

The acclaimed author, artist and singer was once at the bottom looking up, but at 94 years of age, he's still going strong.

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An artist's rendering of an angel sitting under an asian pear tree.

How an Asian Pear Tree Helped Her Thrive

The bond that she had with the plant flourished as she regained her roots.

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An old photo of Mark and his family.

The Near-Death Experience That Brought Him Clarity

He almost died in the fire that killed his mother and brother. But the divine encounter gave him the strength he needed to get sober years later.

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Peggy Frezon

A Miracle Healed Roberta Messner of Pain and Addiction

After decades of coping with an incurable disease and a reliance on opioids, her suffering ended almost overnight.

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Woman with hands on hips at a mountain lake.

5 Key Steps to Staying Sober During a Crisis

Covid-19 has upended every facet of life, but there are still ways to seek help and remain sober.

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Deborah Beddoe

Would Her Husband’s New Job Cause Him to Relapse?

She worried that her husband’s return to the ministry would put his sobriety at risk. A prayer program helped her give up control and learn to trust.

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Deborah Beddoe

A Pastor's Wife on Loving Her Husband Through His Recovery

Deborah Beddoe shares how she came to understand that her fears and insecurities were not all the fault of her husband's addiction to prescription drugs.

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Rhonda Rush shares how His saving grace guided her out of her pill addiction.

How God Delivered Her from the Grip of Opioid Addiction

A difficult childhood, several stints in jail and the death of her husband left her weary. Could she regain her faith in God again? 

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An artist's rendering of a mother and son fishing during a sunset.

How Angelic Lyrics Helped Her Mom Open Up

The journey through her mother's addiction to alcohol started with the wings of an angel.

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How God Helped Her Overcome Alcohol Addiction

How God Helped Her Overcome Alcohol Addiction

After attending Mass at a rehabilitation center, she realized that by having faith she can triumph over her addiction one day at a time.

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Laura McKowen on the ‘Magic’ of Sobriety

The ‘We Are the Luckiest’ author shares how faith and a new perspective helped her recover from alcohol abuse.

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