“The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brené Brown

“The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brené Brown

From Amazon: In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images...
The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church by David Johnson and Jeff VanVonderen is a great book that we regularly refer to in WGA’s program. So many people dealing with...
What is Addiction? How Do I Know If I Have a Problem?

What is Addiction? How Do I Know If I Have a Problem?

When considering any topic, it is helpful to define the terms being used.  In a talk I present called “Understanding Addiction,” I offer a few definitions.  From Webster’s Dictionary, “Addiction is the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something...
Sexual Abuse, an Expanded Definition

Sexual Abuse, an Expanded Definition

Sexual abuse is common in the history of the men and women that come to Where Grace Abounds. These types of experiences can have unique and lasting effects in a person’s life. This is one of the reasons we offer support and services specific to abuse. Sometimes a...