Drug use is hard work. Aside from obtaining something illegal, navigating life while feeding an addiction involves a lot of time, money, consequences and lies. One might think consequences alone … Continue reading Reinforcing Behaviors
What Path Are You On?
Have you ever read a Choose Your Own Adventure Book? The story is written in second person and assigns the reader as the main character. He or she is then … Continue reading What Path Are You On?
What’s Your Story?
The Five W’s of Sharing If you are breathing, you have experienced a miracle. Some have seen the dead come back to life and some are lucky to get a … Continue reading What’s Your Story?
For a family to function, each member has a role to play. Not exactly, but traditionally, the mother provides nurture for the family, the father provides financial security, and each child is … Continue reading Family Roles
The nail wounds on Christ’s hands and feet have appeared on worshippers including St. Francis throughout history. These marks are referred to as “stigmata”. In this case, some may view … Continue reading Stigma
In the beginning, before door dash and microwaves, the human race had to hunt for food. They were highly motivated by the “if you don’t work you don’t eat” way … Continue reading Motivation
How Do I Love Thee?
I could count the ways, but would you feel loved? Although romantic, some require more than poetry, or words of affirmation to feel it. Gary Chapman devised five communication tools … Continue reading How Do I Love Thee?
Keep It Simple
“Keep it simple Sally,” my dad would say. I remember asking him who Sally was and he’d reply, “Anyone can be Sally!” As I got old enough to read the … Continue reading Keep It Simple
Going Nowhere Fast
Have you ever filled up your gas tank and taken your car around town with no specific place to go? Minutes turn into hours and next thing you know you’re … Continue reading Going Nowhere Fast
The Power of Endurance
Brett O’Keefe died at age 18 from an accidental mixed drug overdose. If you’ve heard his heart wrenching story, you’ve probably wondered how the family survives. Winning The Fight! is … Continue reading The Power of Endurance