By Rev. Ryan Canaday
“I'm Ryan. I'm an alcoholic.” These were the scariest words I ever uttered. The first time I said these words, I did so with fear and trembling. My voice was shaky. My hands were clammy. I didn't know if I would say it when it came around to me. My head was swirling. All I could think about was: “I'm a pastor. What will people think about me?
By Jordan Taylor
Everyone experiences time in life when they struggle to feel seen, known, and loved. We live in a world where we’re told we have to be the best or do it all — and it can very easily wear on our souls. It’s an exhausting and lonely world sometimes. These are some ideas and suggestions to combat these exhausting feelings and the circumstances that surround them.
By Ryan Dunn
Most of us have done it: We’ve played host to our own pity parties. Instead of cake cutting, candle blowing, or present sharing, the featured activity of a pity party is comparison. At our pity parties we like to take note of what’s wrong in our own lives in comparison to what’s right in everyone else’s.