Category Archives: Addiction & Recovery

A Plunder of Blessings

“The LORD caused the Egyptians to look favorably on the Israelites, and they gave the Israelites whatever they asked for. So they stripped the Egyptians of their wealth!” ‭‭Exodus‬ ‭12:36‬ ‭NLT‬‬ I was reading Exodus and realized, too many Christian … Continue reading

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Eyes to See

My precious pig-tailed girl filled a bucket with shells. It seemed that her little hands picked up everything she saw. At 6, I knew she meant to take each piece back home to Atlanta…. adding to the growing pile accumulating … Continue reading

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The Wedding

What an entrance! All the wedding party waiting under the cherry blossom trees. Silence. No bride… a low gong began to ring out. 1, 2, 3, 4 times… horses hooves on the cobblestones, a carriage approached. 7, 8, 9, 10… … Continue reading

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Glory? I’m moving

Writing the words on my calendar: “Ben’s fiancés wedding shower today @ 2pm” just blew me away. My eyes blurred thinking about our sweet son, nearly 4 years sober and our beautiful daughter-in-law-to be. Again Romans 4:17 rang in my ears… … Continue reading

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The Spirit

Originally posted on For Glory Sake!:
Where do you run when your world is topsy-turvy? What do you reach for when circumstances swirl in chaos? How far do you allow yourself to be swept away in a current of worry…

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The Three C’s

For two plus years my husband and I gleaned information from a parent support group in conjunction to our son’s recovery/sobriety program. Each Thursday night different topics were discussed among the parents. One in particular came up again and again … Continue reading

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REPOST! Recovering Meth Addict Answers the Burning Questions © by Barbara Cofer Stoefen | Website by Author Media

barbaracoferstoefen.comhttp://http://www.barbaracoferstoefen.com/2014/09/recovering-meth-addict-answers-burning-questions/#comment-21536 Recovering Meth Addict Answers the Burning Questions I sat down with my daughter recently, and asked her some of the burning questions about addiction that we all want answers to. Annie is now thirty-one and eight years clean and … Continue reading

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