Addiction and Recovery, Stories of Hope

Actor Richard Dreyfuss received a very myserious visitor while in substance abuse recovery.
God's Grace

The Mysterious Girl He Saw

While in the grips of addiction to cocaine and other substances, Richard Dreyfuss' life was turned around by visits from a child no one else could see.

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Earl Smith brought healing and forgiveness to prison at San Quentin.
Addiction and Recovery

The Powerful Story of Golden State Warriors Chaplain Earl Smith

Before he was known as chaplain of the Golden State Warriors, Earl Smith faced a wrenching challenge when he came face to face with the man who shot him.

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Danny Simmons is now sober and inspired to create acclaimed works of art
Addiction and Recovery

My Moment of Truth in Rehab

Life is about choices. Artist Danny Simmons didn’t realize the choice he would have to make.

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A Prayer for the Addicted
Healing

A Prayer for the Addicted

During a weekend devoted to those suffering from addiction, who will you pray for?

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William Joseph
Addiction and Recovery

Giving His Addiction Up to God

He hated his father’s alcoholism, but as it turned out, he had an addiction of his own.

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An open doorway in a darkened room looks out on a lovely home in the distance.
Addiction and Recovery

Serenity House: The Program That Saved Her from Addiction

The only force more powerful than her addiction led her to a bright future.

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An artist's rendering of an angel clasping a heart to her chest
Addiction and Recovery

The Angel That Helped Him Recover

A grieving widower discovers that God puts certain people in our lives for heavenly reasons.

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Country music legend Johnny Cash
Addiction and Recovery

Johnny Cash on Overcoming Addiction

In this story from November 1970, beloved singer Johnny Cash reveals the story of his struggle with drugs—and the Bible verse that inspired his recovery.

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Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan's dog, Millie
Addiction and Recovery

RIP George Jones, Alcoholic

Jones is an accurate face of the disease of alcoholism, of relapse and denial. His struggles were as much an inspiration as his successes.

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Pat Summerall. Credit: Getty Images via www.wfaa.com
Inspiring Stories

The Voice of Redemption

As Pat Summerall came to grips with his alcoholism, he began to read the Bible daily and opened his heart to God.

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