Recovery

Everyone suffers, whether it's from illness, emotional distress, or addiction. Recovery is the place of healing where you can come back to a state of wholeness.
Recovery counselor Sidney H. Smith III
Addiction and Recovery

Sidney Smith Offers Advice on Recovery

The recovery counselor offers advice for those who are struggling with addiction and loved ones and friends who wish to offer them support and encouragement.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries
Power of Prayer

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Breaking Down the Serenity Prayer

Guideposts' VP of Ministries explores how the Serenity Prayer can positively impact your life, whether or not you are dealing with an addiction or are in a 12-step program.

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Jill Suttie; photo courtesy Jill Suttie
Addiction and Recovery

Forgiving Her Alcoholic Father Helped Her Feel Whole

Her father was trying to make amends, but could she forgive him for his emotional abuse during her childhood?

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Twin baby bats weighing three grams each
Stories of Hope

How a Baby Bat Reassured Her During a Tough Transition

She was fully invested in caring for the tiny injured creature, but she soon realized how much she needed the little bat, too.

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Daily Devotions

Renewed Vision

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Woman with hands on hips at a mountain lake.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Key Steps to Staying Sober During a Crisis

Covid-19 has upended every facet of life, but there are still ways to seek help and remain sober.

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Deborah Beddoe
Addiction and Recovery

Would Her Husband’s New Job Cause Him to Relapse?

She worried that her husband’s return to the ministry would put his sobriety at risk. A prayer program helped her give up control and learn to trust.

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Deborah Beddoe
Addiction and Recovery

A Pastor's Wife on Loving Her Husband Through His Recovery

Deborah Beddoe shares how she came to understand that her fears and insecurities were not all the fault of her husband's addiction to prescription drugs.

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A prayer for healing
How to Pray

A Reassuring Prayer for Those Who Are Ill

Words from the 14th century’s Julian of Norwich offer comfort and hope.

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Rhonda Rush shares how His saving grace guided her out of her pill addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

How God Delivered Her from the Grip of Opioid Addiction

A difficult childhood, several stints in jail and the death of her husband left her weary. Could she regain her faith in God again? 

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