Recently, my childhood friend commemorated the 10 year anniversary of her husband’s death. He fought a long battle with substance abuse and, tragically, it consumed him. Whether it’s food, shopping, social media, pornography, substances, etc., many of us have loved (and sometimes lost) someone with addiction. In fact, so many of us struggle with addiction, that this struggle is a conversation Christians must have continually with ourselves, and with those around us.
I wonder if perhaps at the core of addiction we feel that we are unworthy of God’s love, and we either don’t understand or have lost faith in His power. Perhaps we…Continue reading devotion