Category: ACOA, Mental Illness, Homelessness

The Deadly Consequences of Unforgiveness – Health & Science – CBN News – Christian News 24-7 – CBN.com

The Deadly Consequences of Unforgiveness – Health & Science – CBN News – Christian News 24-7 – CBN.com

I just had to share this with you! Heard highlights of this on the radio (K-love.com) on the way to work. There’s actual medical evidence that we are made sick by holding grudges and refusing to forgive! It is so important to let it go when we are wronged for the sake of our own …

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It’s My Turn:Recovering as an Adult Child of an Alcoholic

It’s My Turn:Recovering as an Adult Child of an Alcoholic

I just picked up The Complete ACOA Sourcebook, Adult Children of Alcoholics at Home, at Work and in Love, by the late Janet Geringer Woititiz, Ed.D.  I finished Part 1: What Happened to You as a Child? What is Happening to You Now? and Breaking the Cycle. In what feels almost after the fact—after nearly …

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All for a Toothbrush

All for a Toothbrush

I remember one of my earliest Christmas seasons at my place of work where I am  the grant writer for a soup kitchen, food pantry, assisted living, and community outreach programs.  My cubical office which faces the Main Street is situated in such a way that I can hear people talking outside at the call-box …

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A Prayer Around A Hole In Deep River (An excerpt from my memoir)

A Prayer Around A Hole In Deep River (An excerpt from my memoir)

My sister and I rode along in nervous chit-chat and pull into the lot at the Deep River Congregational Church. We followed signs to the church office and met the secretary. “There it is.” The soft-spoken woman gestured to the cardboard box sitting on the table. I stared at the light brown package with the …

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