There are always things we need to improve on as parents, but before I get to that I want to talk about what we’re doing right. Parents are doing a lot of things right these days, something we may not hear a lot. Fathers in particular have improved in their parenting skills in the last … Continue reading It’s Time to Take the Dad Challenge
Sometimes, the term "recovery" gets a bad rap. Some view it as some kind of impairment or flaw if you're walking in recovery from an addiction. But the reality is that there's MUCH joy that we can celebrate in recovery. This week, Frank encourages listeners to focus on the joys that one can experience as … Continue reading 011: The Joys of Living in Recovery
While the following article is secular in nature, it presents some VERY interesting observations on addiction and perhaps some answers to help individuals find more freedom than they ever knew. Enjoy! Do Stronger Human Connections Immunise Us Against Emotional Distress? Right now an exciting new perspective on addiction is emerging. Johann Harri, author of Chasing The Scream, … Continue reading The Opposite Of Addiction is Connection
In what is quite possibly the most important holiday purity tip that impacts our physical and emotional health the most, getting proper rest probably tops the list. During sleep the brain performs so many incredibly helpful functions that we’re not even aware of including: reinforcing the immune system, resetting stress to zero, repairing the body … Continue reading Holiday Purity Tips: Stay Rested
In this bonus content from Pure Gold, Frank shares a talk he gave recently on the power of agreements -- subtle lies that come into our heart & mind that we might believe about ourselves, others, and even God. Agreements can take a strong hold of our lives if we're not careful. How do we … Continue reading BONUS: Agreements – Correcting the Lies We’ve Believed in Life
How much sleep do you get on average? Have you ever stopped to think how much your recovery could be affected by the amount and quality of sleep you're getting? This week, Frank talks about how important it is that we get proper rest if we want to be healthy in recovery and within life … Continue reading 004: The Role of Rest in Recovery
This week on PFL, we talk about the value of your marriage here on this earth, but also for eternity. Frank & Tracey Honess talk specifically from their marriage and some of the principles that have guided them in the last nine years of their relationship with each other, especially through addiction and recovery. Show … Continue reading 194: Is Your Marriage a Sanctuary or a Battlefield?
More often than not, what our eyes gravitate to is what gets us in trouble. We see something we want and we begin to desire it. But the Lord wants us to use wisdom and not allow our feelings to dominate what is healthy for our lives. I have to check my feelings at the … Continue reading Purity Tip: Lead With Your Heart