Rucker, 32, had spent years in and out of sobriety. “I had finally gotten sick and tired of being sick and tired. I wasn’t willing to admit that my drinking and using drugs was causing that sinking, empty feeling.” Rucker decided to try Barnabas. Afterwards, Rucker finally sobered up and
Alex begins, “After four years of medical school and five years of residency, I’d put everything on hold emotionally. In regard to relationships. I thought, before I start a job in the real world, I need to get rid of some self-destructive mental habits.” “My marriage wasn’t working. I didn’t
Part of Adam’s (my 7 year old grandson) homework is for us to read 15 minutes each night. I love this time together. Itâs amazing to see his mind learn new words and now he is beginning to formulate what the writer is expressing through the story and the characters.
My mentor, my friend and the man who helped me experience myself as âThe Belovedâ is finally free. There are two people in my life who taught me the real meaning of grace, Bill Counts and Brennan Manning. Bill changed my experience of the grace of God and put me
I spent most of the night yesterday at Parkland Hospital, the county hospital where the majority of the poor and uninsured go when they are sick or injured. My friend works as an OT at Parkland in the burn unit. She has been experiencing some neurological abnormalities so she went
Richard Rohr makes a great distinction between the âfirst half of lifeâ and the âsecond half of life.â He calls the first half of life our âsurvival journeyâ and the second half of life our âsacred journey.â He says, âThe task of the first half of life is to create
Thirty five years ago I stepped out of college into my first job in full time ministry. I was young, full of energy and couldnât believe I was getting paid for what I would have done for free. I was living out my dream of being a Youth Director and