Powerlessness: The Key to Recovery

February 21, 2020 0

Back in 1939, the book Alcoholics Anonymous declared, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol, that our lives had become unmanageable.” This, the book claimed, was the first step in recovery. The Read More

What Is Healing Prayer?

January 30, 2020 1

What is healing prayer? Healing takes many forms. We see this in the Gospels, as Jesus uses spoken word, touch, and even mud to heal those who suffer afflictions. Christ’s Read More

Announcement: Our Schedule

January 12, 2020 0

Beginning January 21, 2020, we will meet at Parkview Mennonite Church, Room 19, 1600 College Ave, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. (Enter through the “Fireplace Room” door.) All are welcome! Tuesday, 7:00 Read More

Catholic Ministry Uses Eucharist for Healing

November 16, 2019 0

Churches have the potential for great work in healing those in recovery. Unfortunately, few realize this potential. One Catholic ministry near Philadelphia began when concerned parishioners attended an early daily Read More

For the Children

November 12, 2019 0

We know that addiction affects not just the addict, but the whole family. How do we help the children? “Sesame Street” has a novel approach: a muppet whose mother is Read More

What Is Addiction Treatment?

October 8, 2019 0

Cross-posted from djmitchellauthor.com. How is addiction treated in this country? There’s no single answer. There isn’t even a standard for what makes treatment successful. Some measure years of abstinence. Some Read More

The Mystery of Addiction

October 3, 2019 0

Cross-posted from djmitchellauthor.com. It’s no secret that addiction is a problem in our society. It’s also no secret that, despite some advances in science, it’s not easy to treat. This Read More

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