What’s That About Finding My Purpose? How Would I Do That?

Fairy tales are full of lives filled with purpose: bravery, treachery, rescues. Kingdoms lost and saved, new ones established. But what about now? What about today? Who are the heroes in our lives and when do we get the chance…

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My Expanding and Ever-Present Journey to Life Purpose in Recovery

For the person with a substance use disorder, drug seeking, finding, and using takes time. It can be all-encompassing and, some might say, can provide a person with a substance use disorder a purpose. When that substance is gone, through…

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Want to Find Your Purpose? – Part One of a Three Part Blog Series

Some of us spend a very long time wondering things like, “Why am i here?” “What contribution am i meant to make?” “What am I supposed to really be doing with my life?” Others, simply live, without worry that what…

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Melissa and Sandy Concoct a Plan

Melissa paused…recalling the events of the morning in her mind. “Until we drove past mom and I started to snap out of it.” Sandy added, “It’s true. We saw you driving by and Melissa suddenly wanted to come back home….

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Melissa’s Story

Could she? Could Grandma really turn on me like they did? Thinking about her situations, Melissa dropped her defenses for a moment. She thought about what a  rocky ride she’d had at college…She had arrived with high hopes of pre-med…

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