Addictions and brokenness

The numbers are overwhelming as I read them: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is unable to track overdose deaths in real-time. Its published data is one year behind, obscuring the picture of what is happening on the ground in 2022. The agency continues to count the death toll for 2021 — in aContinue reading “Addictions and brokenness”

The horrors of addiction

The tragic news came of the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. He was an actor I thoroughly enjoyed watching. I thought he was incredible in Capote. It is a reminder of the depths of addiction. As one friend noted on Facebook, it is a reminder of Genesis 4:7. “…sin is crouching at your door; it desires toContinue reading “The horrors of addiction”