A Return from Relapse

It’s been a while. And much has happened.  In addition to normal human defects, I am a recovering alcoholic.  Telling war stories can harm recovery and I am the furthest from proud of my behavior…so, to be breviloquent, I relapsed, and it concluded in a 5-day bender for which I was hospitalized. I then spent […]

Love is a Fearful Thing

1 John 4:18There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.  Attending AA meetings has been fascinating. Key to AA’s process is the belief in a loving higher power. It is no surprise that there are plenty of members that are Christian. However, this is not your grandma’s Sunday school. People are dropping […]

Powerless

A brief history My history with alcohol was relatively typical. I drank a lot during middle school as a typical rebellious young teenager. I became a Christian near the end of middle school and stopped drinking. After high school, I attended a Bible college and worked for a church that taught drinking of any kind […]

The Widow’s Mites

Mark 12:41-44 Mark 12:41-44 41 And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. 42 And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny.43 And he called his disciples to him and said to them, “Truly, I say to you, this poor […]

NOW

This is what I am up to right now. Sometimes it will be boring. I will attempt to catalog past updates. I am still reeling from the consequences of my mistakes. I am trying to overcome my alcoholism. For almost three years, I have been lost in the void of my failures. I started going […]

My Faith

Too often people are more interested in my or a church’s statement of faith and not their actual character. But for those that still want to know, here are my basics. And it won’t be a normal doctrinal statement. First and foremost, I find it arrogant and ignorant to assume that my beliefs are inherent. […]

About Me

My life is a mess. I have failed and been broken. I hate where I am at. This blog is just an outlet for my creative and teaching spirit. Feel free to pass on by. I am not interested in fights so don’t cause any. I do, however, love discussions so start as many as […]