Tag Archives: addiction

The Remedy for Burn-Out

Where are you right now? I mean, where are you on the inside. Look at the following four options and see which one most identifies your present spiritual condition. You are full. Full of joy, excited by life’s opportunities. You … Continue reading

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Nine Months

The first thing that hits me when I think of nine months is the time it takes a little human life to fully form and then enter into the world. A lot can happen in nine months. Nine months ago … Continue reading

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Into the Pond

What is a good plan of action, once we’ve made a decision to believe? I’ve been pondering this since my last blog. Here is what I’ve come up with. Rather than just busying yourself with activity, do some serious internal … Continue reading

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Peace

Through some of my recent readings and growth, I had an experience yesterday morning in church of all places. Having been a pastor, it has always been somewhat difficult going to church. My mind is always in critique mode. But, … Continue reading

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Surrender

I’ve been imagining a pie chart that pictures my surrender lately. For most my adult life, surrender to the Lord was about 95-97%. I always had a sliver of the pie that I felt I could manage. More times than … Continue reading

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Problem Drinking

Some of my earliest childhood memories included drinking alcohol. I remember my dad asking me to bring him a beer when I was quite small, only a few years old. I remember asking for a sip and sometimes he would … Continue reading

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Are You Willing?

Dad proceeded to say, let me ask you one thing. Are you willing to go into drug treatment tonight? The son said, I’m willing dad but not tonight. Maybe tomorrow. Continue reading

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