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Doug discusses the awkwardness of relationship when someone is going through a difficult time, and he gives some tips on how to live in the awkward parts of people’s storms of life.

Being aware of emotions and finding relationship and connection is vital in recovery, so we are looking for ways to break the cycle of addiction to find meaning and peace.

For more information, please email us at puritypodcast@castimonia.org.


This is a month of milestones. Milestones of recovery and milestones of guilt. How do I recognize them both?


Turning my life over to God was something I thought I did a long time ago. It’s the combination of turning my life AND will over to God that I missed…and am struggling with now.


Life in recovery is a Rollercoaster. The ups and downs are intense, terrifying, and rewarding.


Doug discusses how the format and hosts of the podcast will be changing in the upcoming weeks and months due to personal challenges.

He discusses how being sober will help deal with all aspects of life, including challenges.

He gives motivation for how to face the world of problems and challenges by focusing on the strength for today.

Please email puritypodcast@castimonia.org for more information.


Intimacy means more than I imagine. All of the definitions are difficult to achieve!


Doug discusses the importance of telling your story in addiction recovery. It is a powerful way to become more connected and develop a stronger community.  We learn to overcome our character defects, and we see how God can use our brokenness to benefit others.

Doug discusses the practical ways to begin the process as well as the overall importance in doing so.

Please email us at puritypodcast@castimonia.org to get help, gather information, or let us record your testimony! 

Remember that as you walk this road of recovery, you are not alone.