I've heard it said that it is difficult to be completely focused on your problems if you keep a heart of gratitude. The Bible has a lot to say about being grateful. Gratitude is good for the soul. One thing is for sure: it's hard to be selfish and grateful at the same time. Every … Continue reading A Prayer of Gratitude
Addiction is a jealous dancing partner. It is a disease that thrives on isolation, particularly during times like these that we are collectively experiencing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As addicts, our main relationship is with the substances we use to drown our sorrows, medicate our pain, celebrate our greatness, and fuel our euphoria. For addicts, … Continue reading The COVID-19 Devotionals | Facing the Challenges of Recovery Amid a Global Pandemic
Welcome to My Monday Morning Cup! Yes, it's still morning here in Big D. If you've followed my blog, you know that I've been in recovery for a good while now. As you might imagine, addiction rears its head quite regularly in my daily life, especially in my work as a corporate chaplain. Last week … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | Are You Living A Life of Forgiveness?