I’ve had a “thing” for the French language ever since I saw the movie “Ponette” at International Cinema, played on the SWKT movie theater when I was BYU student. The film is in French with subtitles, so throughout the whole movie I got to hear a cute little 4 year […]

A Beautiful New Language and the Country Called ‘Recovery’

I’m hearing ripples about The Chastity Lesson that was given in many Relief Society classes this past Sunday. Teachers agonized over the topic. Some women dreaded the topic. Some avoided attending class altogether because the topic is just too painful. And some had meaningful and important experiences in their classes. […]

The Chastity Lesson

  Recently I went to see my high school kiddos compete in a cross country race. The race was at an old city park with old-fashioned canal gutters on the streets once used by farmers to irrigate. Those gutters have a steep slope and as I climbed in the mini […]

I am stronger than I thought

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Many of us come to Hope & Healing during the lowest point in our lives. We are lost in the muck. We can’t breathe. We are drowning. But like lily pads, somehow we find our way in the darkness. We send up shoots of green … slowly, faithfully. We strive […]

The water lily

A guest post from “Laurie”: We were surrounded by beautiful forest, and sunshine, and a blue sky on our drive to therapy last week. It takes about 35 minutes to get there. Inside the car was basically a dark, black, stuffy cloud of anger, hostility, and drama. We got into […]

Hearing the Drama Triangle in action

A guest blog post written by Kilee: In December, I had the opportunity to participate in a video project put on by the LDS Church. I flew to Salt Lake City, and with other amazing, strong women, I was recorded reading a letter with “Advice to My Younger Self”–what I […]

Letter to my Younger Self

We recently received the following letter from Crystal Renaud of Whole Women Ministries and felt it appropriate to share. If you or someone you know would like to participate in this event, please register! If you want to help–even if that just means offering a prayer–please do. But also please don’t […]

A conference. A conundrum. A prayer request.

December 9th is the National Day of Prayer. What better time to join our voices in the fight against pornography? Hope & Healing will be joining thousands in our plea to God during a FREE event sponsored by the Morality in Media. Click here to register for the event, view a […]

Pray with us

Apologies to Becky for the delay in responding to her question. I’ve decided to just make it a post because it’s the type of question that many wives have. “I just posted that my husband is a porn addict. He’s promised me several times that he’d stop. Although, I’ve ended […]

My husband thinks porn use is normal. What do I ...

The Heart of the Matter film release
The Heart of the Matter is a documentary film about finding hope and light in the face of pornography addiction. I have watched this project since its inception. I had the opportunity to be on set for a couple of the interviews. I have been so moved and inspired by […]

The Heart of the Matter — a must-see film