Wandering or Waiting?

Some of us live with people who struggle.  Relapse, recover ... relapse.  Recover.  Will it ever "stick?" “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven." Mt. … Continue reading Wandering or Waiting?

Tough Love?

The notion of "Tough Love" -- setting boundaries, limits and conditional trust -- Is it compatible with Christian Faith? Recovery traditions, both secular and faith-based, include these concepts. "One has to take care of oneself first before they can hope to care for another." It's common sense. But is faith, common sense? “Hear my cry, … Continue reading Tough Love?