Editor’s Note: The Journey of Recovery was birthed out of God’s call to Kris Jensen to create a program applying Journey principles to the process of addiction recovery. Kris first reached out to David Zailer, who had already been leading people in recovery for 18 years. Several years later, Gary Jones and Brian Steenhoek also […]
I Lying here Cold, dark, still, Powerless. Only acted upon. Still but not at rest Motion flowing over and around Forces greater than I At work? One moment gently brushing past my face Like quiet breeze Refreshment and life, then, Disorientation, tumbling, Drifting to unknown. Impacting without grace or respite. Edges breaking, Cracks splitting, Will […]
When I am overwhelmed, the path ahead seems long, unending. It presses in and I am alone. And yet I am not. Not really. Not ever. As I begin to form simple words, halting prayer words, I know?even if I don’t immediately feel?that God is with me. Over the last ten years or so I […]
When you think about the words ?administrate? or ?administration?, what comes to mind first. I usually think of details that need to be solved and managed. Maybe you think of it as a word describing the current government and their activities. It?s not usually a very inspiring word. I came across this word, though, while […]
?Right now someone exists who has disappointed and offended us, someone with whom we are continually displeased and with whom we are most impatient, irritated, unforgiving, and spiteful than we would dare be with anyone else. That person is ourselves. We are so often fed up with ourselves. We?re sick of our own mediocrity, revolted […]
Ever feel like you need a new beginning…a fresh start? Watch this video and see the possibilities.
?[Repentance] must be done by the work of God, the work of grace. It is a divine gift. But if the gift be rare, it is not because of any [stinginess] on the part of an infinitely liberal God. It is because of our fear, our blindness, our ignorance, our hatred of risk. For after […]