WGA’s FUNdraiser: A Story Slam Event

WGA’s FUNdraiser: A Story Slam Event

This Saturday (September 22nd), WGA is hosting a FUNdraiser to help fund all of the various services and programs that we offer. We are having a Story Slam (think poetry slam, but with stories). We are expecting a fun night, hearing from 6 different story tellers who...
The Cycle of Addiction: Compulsion

The Cycle of Addiction: Compulsion

In my last two blogs, I introduced the sexual addiction cycle from Patrick Carnes, as shared in his book Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. I shared about the first part of the addiction cycle, called preoccupation and some helpful things to consider...
The Cycle of Addiction: Ritualization

The Cycle of Addiction: Ritualization

In my last blog, I introduced the sexual addiction cycle from Patrick Carnes, as shared in his book Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. I shared about the first part of the addiction cycle, called preoccupation and some helpful things to consider when...
The Cycle of Addiction: Preoccupation

The Cycle of Addiction: Preoccupation

In his book Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction, Patrick Carnes introduces the “addiction cycle” as it relates to sex addiction. He shares 4 components to this cycle. They are preoccupation, ritualization, sexual compulsivity, and despair. For this...
June 12, 2016 – A Day of Tragedy

June 12, 2016 – A Day of Tragedy

Introduction: I originally wrote this article soon after the Orlando Shooting in June of 2016. Today is the two year anniversary of that horrible day. The tragedy has moved further into the past but more like it have happened in the time since. We are called to...