It’s a Wonderful Life in Recovery

Christmas visits at the Recovery Center bring a flurry of activity. Girls are cooking. Girls are wearing aprons and serving. Girls are having visits from their families. And yet, and praise God for this, I still get to hold church for the ladies who are free to attend. Our location may change. We may be in two adjoining classrooms. We may have to use the Bluetooth speaker I bring with my laptop for worship songs. We may be cold until...

Things I Learned in Jail

I know the title to this post is misleading and filled with a ‘word’ many don’t like, and that word is ‘jail’. But aren’t we in jail if we’re on bondage to sin? Aren’t we all in need of redemption? Aren’t we all struggling to sort through the pages of life? For me, the days mingle between clarity and chaos. I’m an alien in many crowds. I think too much. I analyze every one’s moves. Especially my own. I wonder....