Addiction and Recovery, Stories of Hope

Bob L. and his wife, Alice
Addiction and Recovery

How Recovery from Alcohol Addiction Impacts Relationships

Bob L., a recovering alcoholic, was married twice before getting sober and finding Alice, his wife of over 25 years. He shares some of what he's learned about how sobriety can positively impact relationships.

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Carol Garsee riding her bike on Dog Beach in San Diego, California.
Living Longer, Living Better

The 77-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Who Biked Across the Country

Cancer survivor Carol Zemola Garsee, 77, shares highlights of her bike trip across the country.

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An addiciton counseling session
Addiction and Recovery

Healing Relationships in Recovery

An expert in addiction treatment explores the impact the disease has on relationships.

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AA helped Bob (here with his wife, Alice) learn to love unselfishly.
Addiction and Recovery

How Gratitude Helped Him Stay Sober

Despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, he feels blessed.

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A man writing a letter.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Letter Saved Him from Alcohol Addiction

After driving under the influence of alcohol, a message of faith propelled him to change his life around.

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A man walking on a path of light in the woods.
Addiction and Recovery

A Miraculous Release from Alcohol Addiction

After reading a certain Psalm over and over, he began a new life journey to overcome his addiction.

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A jailbird flies out of its birdcage.
Addiction and Recovery

She Conquered Her Addiction with Persistent Prayer

After being incarcerated, she turned to God and was overcome with a renewed sense of peace and strength.

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How a Divine Nudge Saved Two Lives
Addiction and Recovery

How a Divine Nudge Saved Two Lives

Two men recovering from alcohol addiction saved one another that day.

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Addiction and church
Addiction and Recovery

How to Respond When Addiction Comes to Church

Church should be a place of healing for those struggling with addiction.  

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A close up of an artist painting on canvas.
Addiction and Recovery

Why a Man Battling Addiction Painted 2,000 Angels

After a frightening encounter with cocaine, he experienced a divine intervention that inspired him to create art.

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