Stories You’ll Love

“I’ve seen miracles and I am a miracle… a surviving miracle.” Barbara remembers the first time she reached for a bottle of alcohol. She got married at 16, but the marriage was volatile. “I used to drink so I wouldn’t feel the pain...

“I was very sick mentally and emotionally,” Michelle says. “I was in a vicious cycle and just didn’t know what to do.”   Michelle, a single mother of three boys, was abused as a child and later went from one abusive relationship to another. She suffered from...

Growing up with an alcoholic father, Shawn followed his familiar path. “Drinking was like second nature to me,” he says, “and it consumed 10 years of my life.” When Shawn’s father passed away, his own addictions only escalated. His mother came to him in tears. “She...

Looking at her life, you’d never have guessed that Kasey had been battling depression and anxiety since she was a little girl. “I was 40 years old. I had a good job, a house, a car, a great kid,” she says. “But, inside me, it...

Bryan’s parents tried to shield him from the world with rules. But their limits awakened rebellion inside Bryan as a teen. “I felt like I had control,” he says. “I didn’t think bad things could happen to me.” To escape the rules at home, he started...

"I asked God to do whatever He had to do in my life."   Jesse’s dad taught him construction – building houses to be solid and lasting. “I can build a house, the interior, exterior… anything.” But from a young age, Jesse’s dad also taught him about addiction....

Jason was born into a happy home, but he wasn’t happy. “I never wanted for anything, but that didn’t stop me from causing havoc. I was always drinking, in trouble with the law, and dropped out of school at 16.” As an adult, he married and...