Addiction and Recovery, Family Stories

Wanda and Don Hockenberry
Addiction and Recovery

She Asked God for Help with Her Husband's Addiction

He was a devoted father and a good husband, but she couldn’t keep his addiction secret any longer.

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In AA, Gerry found there were people who actually wanted to help him.
Addiction and Recovery

How He Found the Strength to Get Help for His Addiction

He was ready to give up, but a letter from his grandmother and a friend's invitation helped him start over again.

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A troubled student at the back of the classroom.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Teacher Saved Her Student from Addiction

At the back of her classroom, she saw the struggles that her pupil was facing. But what could she do?

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Christy Johnson
Addiction and Recovery

How a Vision Helped Her Forgive Her Opioid-Addicted Ex

His addiction led to the death of their child. The anger and grief consumed her—until she got a clear message from God

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A slice of strawberry cheesecake on a wooden platter.
Addiction and Recovery

A Slice of Cheesecake Gave Her Hope

A cheesecake wrapper resembling an angel gave her the strength she needed for her daughter's addiction.

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How a Police Veteran's Faith Helped a Victim He Knew
Addiction and Recovery

How a Police Veteran's Faith Helped a Victim He Knew

This vice officer wasn’t going to give up until he found the girl he used to babysit 

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Susan Salomone and husband, Steve
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction Claimed Her Son's Life, But Not His Story

Susan Salomone uses what happened to her son to help end the stigma associated with addiction

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Julie and laid-back, loyal Clyde.
Dogs

Her Dog Taught Her to Let Go and Let God

Her faithful canine had wandered off, but she had to let go of her worry

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Lois and Bill Wilson
Addiction and Recovery

Why the Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder's Wife Founded Al-Anon

How Bill Wilson's wife, Lois, came to understand the far-reaching effects of alcoholism

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Nativity scene.
Family

A Family Christmas

Here are some select Guideposts stories with that great and compelling theme.

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