The Nigerian prince has emailed me so often, I laugh. I know better than to furnish him with my bank account numbers. So, why did I give an online scammer remote access to my laptop a few years ago?[Read more…] about Have You Fallen for a Scammer?
Author’s Note: This blog post contains sensitive information that could trigger those who’ve been victimized by sex trafficking.
Polly isn’t her real name, and her address and the person who introduced us will remain confidential. She’s a survivor of sex trafficking and is terrified her former boyfriend will find her and force her back into the life.[Read more…] about Sex Trafficking: It’s Happening Everywhere
Jeremy Bellos will never forget the moment he laid down the deep wounds and anger that contributed to his decades-long addiction to heroin and fentanyl and true healing could begin.[Read more…] about The Road from Perdition to Healing
Michael “Slim” McGarvey is big hearted and friendly, the guy who always stood in the back row of class photos because he towered over his classmates, often wearing a goofy grin. If he were an animal, a cross between a giraffe and a Beagle puppy might come to mind.[Read more…] about Advice From Slim: “Good On Ya!”
Retired Major Bobby Charles remembers wishing someone would break into his house just so he could shoot the intruder with his 9-mm pistol. The dark thoughts, a premonition, and his commander’s intervention convinced him to get help for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).[Read more…] about PTSD: A Veteran’s Struggle
In a celebrity-soaked culture, it’s easy admiring people for their looks, money, and talents. We ordinary folk see them as superstars and often ignore our own heroism. That’s a mistake.[Read more…] about Heroism After Addiction