I could not reach my child and carry her into the healing recovery she deserves.
New Episode-“How Do We Help Ourselves?”
I’ve been the parent who collapsed from anxiety, stress, fear, and sadness. But should we be living as captives to an addiction we don’t have?
WordPress Writing Prompt
A break from the agony would be a delight. Instead, tormenting worry steals my sleep. Stress robs my health. And fear plagues my mind.
Poetry- “It Can’t Be Me”
No, it can't be me.
Their Addiction~My Journey-“I Couldn’t Be”
When I came to the end of myself, I stopped holding on to hope in you and transferred it back to hope in Him.
Five Minute Friday- “Spontaneous”
One word, five minutes: "I dreamed of spontaneous weekend getaways, dinners out, and even moments of intimacy."
Five Minute Friday Writing Challenge- “Forget”
Can you ever forget? .."Living with a loved one in addiction is consuming. You won't forget the violent outbursts. The terrifying image of your kid slumped over and passed out from shooting up, or binge drinking stays forever. All the days you worried if they were alive in the next room haunt you."..
New Podcast- Authentic Truths in Addiction: “Choose Hope”
A talk about the real challenge of staying hopeful against the raw reality of family addiction.
Five Minute Friday- “Fast”
Will we be blessed to watch him grow into adulthood? His little life has endured the unknown for years. For that, I often feel angry and sad. He didn't deserve these cards, but his fast and impressive moves gave him a winning hand.
Their Addiction-My Journey,”A Letter to My Child in Addiction”
I hoped my words would change your thoughts. If I could convince you of your potential, ability, strength, and power, then you would embrace your worth and value. I thought if I spoke it to you loud and long enough, you would believe and find your confidence again.