Author: Justin Franich

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Victoria's Story Hello!  My name is Victoria Gulledge.  I’m from Stafford, VA.  I grew up going to church, absolutely loved it and loved God.  I wanted to be involved with everything I could be.  My church I went to became very judgmental and everything that went...

My name is Brittany Miller.  I grew up in Augusta, WV surrounded by a very large, loving family.  I was raised well, always involved in the Church and community.  I was taught the right tools to use in life but as I got older I...

It’s the week of Mother’s Day and during this special holiday, not only do I think about my own Mother but I think about all the other Mothers I personally know.  I wonder and pray if they are having a blessed time with their children,...

Just this week I took my oldest daughter to the park to learn how to ride a bike without training wheels for the first time. This is an exciting, yet nerve racking moment. Chloe is so excited to graduate to her big girl bike. She is...

I think I live in the minority. I have a hard time viewing addiction as a disease. I am not so opposed to some of the reasoning this label exist today when it comes to addiction. I can certainly understand the physical and mental effects...

The story of Naaman is a very interesting story in the scripture. When we dig into this story, it gives us a really good perceptive on Getting Clean. In 2 Kings 5:1-14, we read the story of a great and powerful man that had an issue...

Such a frequently used phrase yet in reality is a challenge for the majority of us to do. The other day I began to contemplate the story of Joseph’s life. What an amazing story about letting go and trusting the purpose of God irregardless of...

This weeks #MyStoryMonday we share with you Stephanie's story that just graduated the restoration program this weekend!! My name is Stephanie, I’m 27 and from Dover, Delaware.  I came from divorced parents, had a normal childhood and a great education.  I had few friends in school,...

This is the all-encompassing question. The truth that every loved one is searching to answer. So often these topics of codependency and enabling come up when folks begin making attempts to help their loved one that is an addict. They are not just topics or...

The grief of watching a loved one battle an addiction can be absolutely overwhelming. It can leave a person depressed, worn out, physically & emotionally sick. Just to name a few. As we go through this struggle of helping someone we care about we will never...