“Hi, I’m Al and I’m an Addict”
Al Andrews
By Al Andrews

A woman with multiple felonies sat to my left. Across from me, seated next to one another, were two women who’d prostituted themselves in the past to pay for their drug habits. To my right was a woman who’d lost count of the number of times she’d been arrested and put in jail.

I was attending “the circle,” a weekly…

When Life Is A Fog, Cling To The Lantern of Light
Justin Zoradi
By Justin Zoradi

I’m in a fog. And not just because I live in Portland. The future of my work in Africa, my writing career, vocation, my role as a husband – it’s all steeped in mystery so thick and so dark it catches in my throat and unsteadies my breath.

I know great things lie ahead, but…

How I Use
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

Years ago I created a life plan and have rarely had a foggy day since. It happened when I discovered Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy and began planning my life like a story. The process brings me clarity and focus every day. I’d say I’m more healthy today than I’ve ever been, and I owe it all to thinking and planning in the form of narrative.

I plan all the big stories of my life using…