Spiritual Wisdom, Insight, and Growth – Damascus Way Recovery

Of the variety of scripture passages that I have come to love Romans 12:1-3 is of the most significant. This passage consistently reminds me of three things. First, it reminds me that my life is to be a living sacrifice unto my Heavenly Father. Second, through this process of being a living sacrifice, I am…

March 16, 2021 | Weekly Roundup

I will be posting weekly roundup announcements here. These posts are focusing on what is happening in this writer’s life. Each week will feature the devotions and feature articles at Damascus Way Recovery, Apologetic Essays at Mormon Apologia, and articles posted here at my main website. The overall goal is to share with my readers the variety of writings I am engaged with. Along with these announcements, I will include the progress of two novels that are undergoing rewrites and editing.

Our Refuge and Our Fortress

I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust.” ~Psalm 91:2 – ESV ~ ~ Read: Genesis 7-8; Psalm 3:1-4; Proverbs 1:20-22; and Matthew 4:1-25 ~ On April 22, 1864, Congress approved the national motto “In God We Trust” to be printed on the 2-cent coins. Thereafter,…

New Beginnings

One of the challenges a person experiences in early recovery is the shift in perception. As a moderately seasoned counselor, a handful of patients struggle with the understanding of their need to focus on the internal decay ongoing substance use has caused. Instead, they are more focused on changing people, circumstances, or particular events. Their…

Our Chiefest Endeavor

If you were asked what the chiefest endeavor of the Christian life is – how may you answer? It is a strange phrase to begin with. Chiefest Endeavor, what does that entail? It simply means, the foremost goal we desire to achieve in the Christian life. And what is this foremost desire of our hearts? It…