Reflections

“I have found that the process of discovering who I really am, begins with knowing who I really don’t want to be.”― Alcoholics Anonymous “I have come to believe that…

Parallels

“Baby Steps.” “Take it one day at a time.” “Tomorrow is a new day.” Those are phrases that I remember being said often in early treatment a couple years ago.…

My Night of Insanity

The disease of addiction dictates that I will lose all the things that I love in time and the “rule of threes” dictates a grim long term prognosis (jail, institution,…

Unlovable.

“Love; it will not betray you, dismay or enslave you. It will set you free.” -Mumford and Sons   All the things that she’d suspected I’d expected her to fear…

Rethinking… Church Planting…

I know I have no business writing about church planting. In fact, I have retired from the painstaking task of being involved with the venture and adventure of church planting.…

Today, One Year Ago

Facebook is an amazing tool, hobby, and experience for the most part. It allows me to connect with people that I otherwise would not know, it helps the family business…

Step 1: Acknowledgment of Chaos

“We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.” –Step 1 of Alcoholics Anonymous There are very few things in life more terrifying than not being in…