Choose Life

As I cope with the lingering physical (hello, exhaustion!) and mental (hello, irritability!) effects of withdrawal from suboxone, my thoughts have turned to this process of recovery. Specifically, the spiritual implications of recovery. The Bible often presents us with two divergent paths. We are given a choice. Do we want the world, or do we [...]

Suboxone Taper Update- Nearing the Finish Line!

I have previous posts that detail my history of trying to get off suboxone. I actually tried really hard twice, and both times I was far too physically ill to finish. But as a brief recap: I started using heroin when I was 14 I started shooting up and using heroin on a regular basis at [...]

Free PDF for Bible Craft/Sabbath Activity

Free PDF for Bible Craft/Sabbath Activity

I am not the most organized mom, so I appreciate when things are made simple for me. With 5 kids who I homeschool, I don't have a lot of time to put together bible teachings. But it is important to me that they learn the scriptures, and enjoy learning too! Our family is observing the [...]

What Does Sex Trafficking Really Look Like? A Survivor’s Perspective.

I was listening to Cyntoia Brown speak about her experiences as a teenage sex trafficking victim, and she explained how she did not realize she was a victim at first. In fact, it took her years before she understood she was taken advantage of and harmed by adults. This may fly in the face of [...]