Recovery

Everyone suffers, whether it's from illness, emotional distress, or addiction. Recovery is the place of healing where you can come back to a state of wholeness.
Ross Hauser
Addiction and Recovery

How to Help a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Addiction

Ross Hauser shares from experience the addiction challenges young people face.  

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A father and son in an embrace.
Addiction and Recovery

A Father Reconciles with His Son Facing Drug Addiction

He asked the Lord for the forgiveness of their troubles after a touching reunion.

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Pumpkin pie
Addiction and Recovery

A Waitress' Answered Prayers to Overcome Addiction

How a group of friends from Alcoholics Anonymous gave her the strength she needed.

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How to pray when sick
How to Pray

4 Ways to Pray from Your Sick Bed

These stories from the Bible show how four figures prayed for healing.

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Melissa Dale
Addiction and Recovery

Turning to God Helped Her Kick Her Gambling and Drug Addictions

After landing in jail, she now leads a Celebrate Recovery ministry.

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Addiction and Recovery

Recovering from Gambling and Other Behavioral Addictions

The 12-step recovery model can help treat behavioral addictions, too.

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Melissa Dale
Addiction and Recovery

The Unique Challenges Presented by a Gambling Addiction

Melissa Dale, who has been in recovery for 15 years for addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling, shares why her impulse to gambling has been the most difficult to overcome.

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A woman praying in a church pew.
Addiction and Recovery

She Confronted Her Drug Addiction with God's Help

After eight years of having a painkiller addiction, she found comfort at church and knew she was not alone in her journey.

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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in his office
Addiction and Recovery

How Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Interprets the 12 Steps

Dr. Peale shares tips on how you can apply the 12 Steps to daily life in this classic story from Guideposts magazine. 

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Dana Smith, proprietor of D's Friendly Diner
Addiction and Recovery

Her Customers Helped This Waitress Stay Sober

The supportive community also encouraged her to open her own restaurant.

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