But… I’m not an Addict

The Shock of Recovery Discovery By: Cassi Cox I don’t know if you’ve ever been in the position where something that didn’t ever apply to you suddenly hits you like a ton of bricks. It just happened to me. I was sitting in my substance use disorder counseling class, completely shook, as my professor walkedContinue reading “But… I’m not an Addict”

Grief: Love’s Final Act

By: Cassi Cox I don’t know about you, but I have never been good at grief.  But then losing my daughter changed me.  Grief has always been one of those things I never quite embraced or understood. I didn’t have the time or space for it. I lived my life in a constant state ofContinue reading “Grief: Love’s Final Act”

Own It 

Letting Go of the Temptation to Dismiss, Blame and Minimize the Harm We Cause  By: Cassi Cox I will never forget the moment I truly came face to face with the impact of the worst decision that I ever made.  It was YEARS after. More than a decade after I had selfishly acted out ofContinue reading Own It 

It’s Not So Clear

We like to put things into nice, neat, clearly defined little boxes.  The Bible is “clear”  People are “saved” or “unsaved”  People are going to Heaven or to Hell People are sinners, totally depraved unless they are regenerated by Christ. All sin is equal.  If you believe the way that I do, you are “ofContinue reading “It’s Not So Clear”

Knowing and Sharing Yourself

Self Discovery Through the Enneagram: The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile Have you ever looked at someone you loved, in the middle of a crisis and thought, “If you just realized that what you are experiencing is different from what other people are experiencing, it would change everything…” Yeah.Continue reading “Knowing and Sharing Yourself”

Discovering God in People

The Impact of Social Distancing I was created for community. I find God in people. Maybe you don’t. Maybe you find God in the silence. Maybe you need quiet and peace; nature and serenity in order to commune with God. Maybe you’re the kind of person who finds God in the stillness of the nightContinue reading “Discovering God in People”