Stephanie, Stories of Reshaped Lives

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Stephanie, Stories of Reshaped Lives

hunter davis

Stephanie, Stories of Reshaped Lives I used drugs socially until 2009. I was living a normal life with a job and my own apartment. Suddenly my mother passed away, and it sent me into a deep depressive state. Her death felt like a big part of me was missing. My dad and little sister depended

Sharon, Stories of Reshaped Lives

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Sharon, Stories of Reshaped Lives

hunter davis

Sharon, Stories of Reshaped Lives I am a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. I pray that someday my descendants will thank God for the seeds that I am sowing today. I grew up in church and accepted Jesus as my savior, and was baptized at a young age. Circumstances in my preteen years caused me to

Tell Your Story

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Tell Your Story

hunter davis

Tell Your Story Storytelling is fascinating. Powerful and persuasive, a story can create action, teach important lessons, change minds, and evoke emotion where there was none before. What is this power? How can you harness it? Why should you? December 26th, 2003. My family and I (12) headed to the theater to watch Return of

Heather, Stories of Reshaped Lives

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Heather, Stories of Reshaped Lives

hunter davis

Heather, A Reshaped Life Themed birthday parties: check Disney World vacation: check High school academia team: check State all-star athlete: check Five bedroom home: check Although my Mama and Daddy made me the center of their universe, I still felt alone, lost, and empty because of the extreme dysfunction of their relationship. My Daddy was

Candice, Stories of Reshaped Lives

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Candice, Stories of Reshaped Lives

hunter davis

Candice, Stories of Reshaped Lives I started to take prescription drugs to help me sleep. Then my father suddenly passed away, a man who had adopted me and raised me as his own. He was my rescuer, protector, and my calm. Trying to find a “feeling of escape”, I began taking more than the prescribed

Be Not Afraid - The Power of Hope and Kindness

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Be Not Afraid - The Power of Hope and Kindness

hunter davis

Be Not Afraid – The Power of Hope and Kindness “But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. So then, don’t be afraid. I will

Beauty From Ashes: A Look at Hearts of Hope 2022

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Beauty From Ashes: A Look at Hearts of Hope 2022

hunter davis

Hearts of Hope 2022 was an incredible event! We are so thankful for your prayers, encouragements, and gifts. Hearts of Hope 2022 was themed Beauty From Ashes. When a lady arrives at The Foundry, she is leaving a past filled with guilt, shame, brokeness . . . ashes. Hearts of Hope is a celebration of the

Amber: Fifty for Fifty

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Amber: Fifty for Fifty

hunter davis

Amber: Fifty Stories for Fifty Years Life in recovery is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. It requires determination, diligence, and patience. You have to follow through with it every day once you commit to changing your life. The Foundry helped me realize that all the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not knowing you

Farrah: Fifty for Fifty

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Farrah: Fifty for Fifty

hunter davis

Farrah: Fifty Stories for Fifty Years I can’t speak for other rehabs, but The Foundry didn’t feel like rehab at all. The love I experienced there was beyond my expectations, and I needed that! It truly is “where lives are reshaped by the hands of God.” I met God in a fresh new way because

Ashley Cox: Fifty for Fifty

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Ashley Cox: Fifty for Fifty

hunter davis

Ashley Cox: Fifty Stories for Fifty Years Almost 6 years ago, I was at my rock bottom. Drugs had replaced all the important things in my life, and my relationships with my friends and family were broken. When I came to the Foundry, the staff worked patiently with me. Over the next 12 months, they

A Year With The Virus

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A Year With The Virus

hunter davis

A Year With The Virus It happened suddenly.  I was talking to my friend Linsday. Her husband was taking a new job in New York, and we were discussing the move. She was excited about the prospect of moving to the big city and the challenges that would come with it. Then we got the

I am Redeemed: Monthly Prayer

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I am Redeemed: Monthly Prayer

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When I hear the word ‘redeemed’ in my head, I immediately start singing  “I am redeemed, You set me free. So I’ll shake off these heavy chains, and wipe away every stain. Now I’m not who I used to be, I am redeemed”. God has set each of us free by His redemption and love.

The Triumphant Entry

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The Triumphant Entry

julia charleston

by Julia Charleston “Look, your king is coming to you. He is righteous and victorious, yet he is humble, riding on a donkey-riding on a donkey’s colt.”  Zechariah 9:9 [NLT] There are many contrasting elements to Jesus’ triumphant entry. He was a king who came as a lowly servant on the back of a donkey

If I Were 22 Again

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If I Were 22 Again

julia charleston

by John Roland, MDiv, MBA Director of Development & Marketing A motto I hold dear is the Cub Scouts, “Do your best.” Notice the emphasis on YOUR best. At 41 years old my top 10 tips of advice, “If I were 22 again:” 1. Be wise in marriage–Marriage can be such an incredible joy and

National Volunteer Week

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National Volunteer Week

julia charleston

During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of difference makers. Join us during this week as we host unique volunteer opportunities for those looking to get involved, but aren’t sure where to start. These opportunities will give you a sneak peek into what it is like to volunteer

By Ourselves, But Not Alone

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By Ourselves, But Not Alone

julia charleston

by Julia Charleston “Then Jesus went with them to the olive grove called Gethsemane, and he said, ‘Sit here while I go over there to pray.'” Matthew 26:36 [NLT] Our strength comes from community; we’re most powerful where two or more are gathered. Jesus and his disciples were strongest when they were together. Their power

Holy Fire

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Holy Fire

julia charleston

by Julia Charleston With a single flick of the lighter, the pages of her bible were ablaze. Her hands shook with rage as she exacted revenge on a God who would allow so much disappointment and loss. She had turned to drugs to cope; to mask the sadness she felt deep inside, and after her

Easter Bags of Blessing

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Easter Bags of Blessing

hunter davis

This Easter, you can show the love of Christ and the hope of the Cross to the broken. Provide Easter Bags of Blessing to men and women who are desperate for hope and healing from a life ravaged with hurt. Here’s how you can help: Fill a gallon-sized bag with: Assorted Bite-Size Candy 1 –

A Time for Peace and Healing

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A Time for Peace and Healing

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Throughout his childhood, Danny says, “My parents gave me their heart and soul and tried everything possible to keep me off drugs.” But as a teenager, his curiosity prevailed and he was introduced to crack cocaine. Danny rode motorcycles competitively and hoped to build a career from the sport. But fueling his growing addiction became