Not Just The Wife

marriage, struggles, not just the wife of an addict, not just the wife of a sex addict, you are more, God made you to be more, God has a plan for you, finding out who you are, grieving, grieving the things you loss in your marriage

I have great news to share today! You are not just the wife of an addict. The sum of your life is not the situations you have experienced. You are more than the dysfunction. You are more than the things you have survived. You are more. What were you like as a little girl? Who … Read more


“Loneliness is such a sad affair, and I can hardly wait to be with you again.” Those are some lyrics to the hit song Superstar by The Carpenters that was released in 1971. I was reminded of those words today as I listened to Kyle Idleman talk about loneliness in his sermon called Proximity Principle//One … Read more

Even When The Day Is Hard

hard days, wife of an addict, overcoming chaos, recovery, don't do life alone, Atmosphere of Hope, grateful, living grateful

Some days are hard. They just are. Yesterday was one of those days. I am accustomed to hard days so I know how to push through, but yesterday? It was just hard. As the wife of an addict I’m sure you can relate. Am I right? Usually I jump out of bed as soon as … Read more

God Never Fails

suffer, suffering strong, grieving, grieving well, choosing how to respond

One of my favorite worship songs is Do It Again by Mack Brock, Chris Brown, Matt Redman, and Steven Furtick, released in 2018. The song itself builds with the beat and general feel, but those lyrics…     The very first line; “Walking around these walls, I thought by now they’d fall”. Have you been there? … Read more

Do You Like Weddings?

marriage, weddings, Godly marriage, wives of addicts, wives of addicts overcoming

Do you like weddings? I am not a fan. It’s not that I don’t appreciate the institute of marriage. I do. Marriage was God’s idea, so it’s a good thing, but I still don’t like weddings. And here’s the rub, right across the street from my house is a venue most often used for weddings… … Read more