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Elizabeth: Conformity vs. Transformation

Dec 2, 2016 12:50:29 PM

If you hang around UGM for any time at all, you’ll hear talk of the difference between “checking the boxes” and pursuing real life change. Even when you’re checking the boxes for all the right reasons – like a mom trying to get her children back - it’s not sustainable. Transformation doesn’t start with outward behavior. It starts with heart change.

Elizabeth grew up learning more about rules than about love. Rules, however, did not equal order and stability.

The Reason Why

Mar 13, 2015 4:58:00 PM

A picture of the why people become addicts or enter into a relationship with someone struggling with addiction.

Addiction: Broken Families Raise Broken Children

Feb 27, 2014 10:18:00 AM

Addiction impact the whole family. Children need recovery, too.