Tuesday Devotional | January 5, 2021

Last month, I wrote a post sharing that Merriam-Webster's word for last year was pandemic. A pandemic is defined as an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area (such as multiple countries or continents) and typically affects a sizable proportion of the population. COVID-19 certainly fits that description. It is a virus … Continue reading Tuesday Devotional | January 5, 2021

Hello Dopamine, My Old Friend

Teaching addiction education class is not something I dreamed of as a kid growing up in the piney woods of East Texas. Yet, there I was Friday morning, my coffee steaming., standing in a cafeteria turned into a makeshift classroom. Roughly 50 street-hardened men, ranging in age from too young to know for sure and … Continue reading Hello Dopamine, My Old Friend

Grasping At Hope In The Pits

Chances are you didn't start out intending to become an addict. Having an "-ism" wasn't on your childhood wish list. Truth is your addiction started quite innocently enough. You were at a party and someone offered you a beer. Later on, some friends were smoking a joint and offered you a hit and without thinking … Continue reading Grasping At Hope In The Pits