My past defines me and my future holds that elusive happiness I continually seek are the two most insidious lies the ego feeds us.
When we know something we can’t un-know it. We can ignore it. We can trivialize it. We can try to manipulate it. But we cannot un-know it.
I've learned many things as I've walked this path of recovery, but the lessons that stand out most are those I learned during moments that tested my faith and demanded much from my soul.
It's one thing to own your mistakes. It's quite another to allow them to define you. To continue to carry them long after the lessons have been learned.
What does unity mean? More importantly, what does unity with Christ mean?
In the darkness of addiction and anorexia, I suffered endlessly, forgetting that all along, God was just waiting for me to call His name.