Archive for October, 2008


My alarm goes off at 6:15 a.m.  It takes me a few minutes to turn on the light, turn off the alarm, and decide to drag myself into the day.  I pull on old sweats marked with wear and the grass stains from working in my yard last weekend.  As I lace my three-year-old Nike’s, […]

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Yesterday I had coffee with someone I have not seen for over 13 years.  In fact, he was ten-years-old when I last saw him.  His parents were dear friends.  We ministered in church together, we ate many meals together, and we often swapped babysitting.  This now 23-year-old reminded me that I used to give him […]

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I just returned from the Los Angeles area where I had occasion to pick up a magazine called Los Angeles Confidential.  The headlines on the front of this magazine promised that within its covers I would discover the most wanted item by Los Angeles trendsetters.  I quickly flipped through pages of pictures of celebrities and […]

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  Tomorrow I head to Dallas to speak at the MOP’s (Mothers of Pre-schoolers) Convention.  I can’t wait to be a part of this amazing event and to speak to young mothers about addiction.  I recently wrote an article for the MOP’s magazine, Fulfill.  ( entitled “Thirst”.  I wrote about my own addiction to alcohol […]

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