The Nature of Addiction

Written by Rosa A. Hopkins Imagine you're in a smoky room, where things are unclear. A seductress leans sultrily into the microphone, as she sings words of unbridled passion. (If you're a woman, picture that this is a man). Things become hazy. She promises a love so strong that your soul will feel its pain... Continue Reading →

What do you run to?

We all do it. One way or another. When we are hurt, upset, mad…emotional…we run to something, or someone.   When I hurt, I want to feel…something else.   I have ran to... Self-destruction. Self-harm. Drugs. Alcohol. Ice Cream.   ............…   Fill in the blank. What do you run to?   All those things... Continue Reading →

The Next Opportunity

  “When the devil had finished tempting Jesus, he left Him until the next opportunity came.” (Luke 4:13, NLT)   The Message Bible puts it like this: “The devil retreated temporarily, lying in wait for another opportunity.”   We have an enemy. He is not a fairy tale creature. He is real. And he is waiting... Continue Reading →

Not a Death Sentence

    In continuation of the Series on Depression, today Sanjay shares with us how he supported his mother-in-law as she battled her depression.     A few years ago my mother-in-law (Margaret) was battling with depression having contemplated a few horrific events in her life growing up, her present life at the time and... Continue Reading →

The Worst of Them All

“Oh, how generous and gracious our Lord was! He filled me with the faith and love that come from Christ Jesus. This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it: "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners" –and I am the worst of them all. But God had mercy on me so that... Continue Reading →

Where do you get your water?

Jeremiah 2:13 (NLT) "For my people have done two evil things: They have abandoned me - the fountain of living water. And they have dug for themselves cracked cisterns that can hold no water at all! Why are we so quick to abandon the One thing that can truly satisfy? Why do we try to... Continue Reading →

Time to Straighten Up

Luke 13:10-17 (NIV) On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, [11] and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all. [12] When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, “Woman,... Continue Reading →

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