Alcoholism

Edward Grinnan on finding a career
Inspiring Stories

How ‘Just a Job’ Turned into a Career and a Relationship with God

With a life in shambles, one mysterious moment changes everything.

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Carol Weis; photo by Katye Martens Brier
Addiction and Recovery

A Recovering Alcoholic Feared Her Daughter Might Repeat Her Mistakes

How could she prevent her teenage daughter from turning to alcohol?

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Edward and Gracie
Addiction and Recovery

Why Acceptance Is a Big Part of Recovery

In sobriety, being “cured” doesn’t play a role. But peace and serenity do.

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Edward Grinnan
Addiction and Recovery

Free from Guideposts: A Daily Devotions Booklet on Recovery

Whether you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, this collection of 60 devotionals offers a message of hope and inspiration.

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A steaming coffee cup; Illustration by Traci Daberko
Angels

How She Helped a Pastor Struggling with Alcohol Addiction

She healed from the sadness of her father’s alcoholism by befriending a clergyman years later.

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Praying through addiction
Power of Prayer

12 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Recovery

We are all recovering from something, if not addiction. Here are some Bible verses to help.

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Rick Hamlin with his father's Bible; photo by Jim Anness
Power of Prayer

A Handwritten Prayer Gave Him a Deeper Understanding of His Late Father

He thought he knew his father well: his devotion to family, his solid faith. A slip of paper in a forgotten Bible revealed more.

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An artist's rendering of sewing materials; Illustration by Miyuki Sakai
Angels

Her Care Packages Comforted These Vietnam Veterans on Valentine’s Day

A Vietnam vet struggling with addiction was inspired by a simple gift of sewing kits.

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Emotional and Mental Health

An Expert Tells Us How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues During a Pandemic

Feeling anxious, lonely, or depressed is normal during and after the holidays. Here are some things that might help. 

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God's Grace

This Prison Chaplain Earned a Divine Second Chance

The former drug addict spent time in prison; then a mysterious letter propelled him to change his life.

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