Many times we want what we don’t need and need what we don’t want. Thankfully, God doesn’t generally give us what we want but don’t need. Instead, He gives us what we need but don’t want. He knows what’s best for us. We want comfort, but God gives us pain. … Continue reading
Draft horses are very large, muscular animals that have been used throughout history for pulling great loads and moving heavy objects. A single draft horse can pull a load up to 8,000 lbs. So how many pounds do you suppose two draft horses, if hooked side-by-side, can pull? If you … Continue reading
Another young man dead. Twenty-one years of age. Drug overdose. Another family reeling in pain. A mom and dad mourning the loss of their son. Sisters grieving for their brother. Another community in the Detroit area hit last month. Norman Rockwell-like Clarkston, MI, to be specific. He was in our program for … Continue reading
Did you know that abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is costing our nation more than $700 billion (that’s BILLION!) annually in costs related to crime, lost work productivity, and health care?
What comes to your mind when you think of Detroit…cars? The Red Wings? Motown music? What comes to my mind is a gorilla. A dead gorilla.
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Charles Dickens. Never would I have imagined that my children would be at risk using a bathroom at school. A few weeks ago, the Obama administration issued a directive telling every public school district in the country … Continue reading
They are screaming it from the rooftops, “Addiction is a disease!”
I am angry. I hate drugs. We lost a man. Tim was one of our residents. Nine months into the program, three to go. He had come so far. He was on an approved pass taking care of some family business. He made a bad decision in a moment of weakness. … Continue reading