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Adam's Story My name is Adam Wiles.  I am from Gainesville, Virginia.  I am 26 years old and I have been saved by the Blood of Jesus Christ.  Before I came to Teen Challenge I was a complete mess.  I lived my life one high at...

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...

What is Love to an Addict? To the addict: *Do you think you know what love is?  What love feels like?  What love looks like? Think again… It’s so important for recovered, delivered believers in Christ to show and tell addicts the difference between their understanding of love and...

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,...

A Content Drug Addict? *Are you content being a drug addict?  Now before you answer this question, read what “content” means, according to Merriam-Webster. Content: Pleased and satisfied; not needing more. It can also mean being in a state of peaceful happiness. *Now, again, are you truly content in...

The Power of a Story As addicts, we have a story! You are probably thinking, who would want to hear about my drug addiction?  Right? Did you ever think that you can show your freedom from addiction and God’s Glory through your story?  Think about that… We, as addicts,...

Taking the initiative to continue a task or activity without another’s supervision.  Doing what needs to be done without the influence of other people.  SELF-DRIVEN! How does self-motivation connect with overcoming drug addiction or any life-controlling problem? Well, let’s start with this...

"Disillusioned Relations" What kind of relationships were you in during your addiction? How did they make you feel? How did you treat that other person and how did that other person treat you on a daily basis? Relationships that you think are healthy while being an addict are actually...