Resting From Heaviness

  Addiction in a family system looks like somber heaviness.  Family interactions are intense, reactive, hurtful, and blaming.  Even after sobriety is reached, the relational dynamic of heaviness can linger. Family members tend to get stuck in obsessive reflection along with critical and negative thinking. Joy isn’t around.  Fun feels foolish or irrelevant. This heaviness comes from the cumulative weariness of ungrieved losses and battles for control.  But what if letting go, just for this day, looks like trusting God enough to relax, even in the middle of trouble in… Continue reading Resting From Heaviness