The character of unconditional love is a gift. It blinds us to the truth. Yet, it simultaneously exposes us to the truth.
Addiction is a lethal whirlwind- long before the heart stops, the individual disappears.
..tonight we know that if the threat of violence lies in one's heart, it is escalated by drugs, not created by them.
Today, I admitted something out loud-I am exhausted. The tug on my heart is more than I can bear. To withstand more of the same is beyond my ability.
Pain in addiction.