Where Are We Now?

I am not able to read the signs. And I don’t like it! So far, in this Mexican town, I have mastered the signs indicating Alto, Rosarito and Tijuana. Anything else I’m guessing. I prefer...

Not For the Complacent

Advent is not for the complacent or the entitled.  Advent - the four weeks before Christmas - is for those who long for light, for more joy, hope and peace in their lives and for those who antici...

The spirits and prayer (Caleb)

In spite of where I am and the position I’ve put myself in I feel optimistic about my life.  ​Sometimes it’s hard, but because of my understanding of the Medicine Path, I can navigate situat...

Have I Lost My Ability to Believe?

Caleb, my son, is back in jail. After a three-month “run” on heroin, cocaine and other cocktails, he was picked up on a breach of the conditions of his release. No new charges; only the past with...

For God’s Sake, What About Mercy?

To love an addict raises a lot of questions for a Christian.  To love poses not only emotional and spiritual challenges but also requires, as my friend Allan Tysick says, ‘wrassling with the fait...