Addiction and Recovery, Stories of Hope

Deborah Beddoe
Addiction and Recovery

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
Addiction and Recovery

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.
Addiction and Recovery

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.
Angels

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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A woman ready for work.
Addiction and Recovery

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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Courtesy of Laura McKowen
Addiction and Recovery

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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An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting
Addiction and Recovery

After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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Addiction counselor Tony Kennedy
Addiction and Recovery

Why Is Sobriety Often So Hard to Maintain?

Here's a look back at what we've learned from two years of stories in our Overcoming Addiction series.

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Support group
Addiction and Recovery

How Recovery from Addiction Inspired a Life Calling

In our deepest, darkest struggles, it's possible to find out who we are really meant to be.

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Singer/Songwriter Paul Overstreet at The 3rd. Annual "Mississippi GRAMMY Legacy" Celebration at Bluesville at Horseshoe Casino on May 28, 2009 in Robinsonville, Mississippi.
Addiction and Recovery

How God's Love Helped This Country Singer Out of Addiction

His life took a turn for the worse as he got into drugs and alcohol. But God had another a plan for him.

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