Brooke’s Testimony

Before coming to Grace Centers of Hope, alcohol truly was my God. Alcohol was my love, my peace of mind, and my emotional crutch. For SO LONG, I purposely pushed my God away because of the shame I felt about my addiction…

Christianity was always something that was in my life, from a young age. Somewhere along the way in life, I stopped loving God, and I stopped loving myself as well. I was raised a Christian, so a Christian program sounded just like what I needed to get my life back on track. After coming here I quickly began to dive deep into my faith again, and it gave me a huge sense of PEACE! If you know anything about addicts, feeling any sense of PEACE during your addiction is nearly impossible. 

The faith that I’ve regained here at GCH has allowed me to focus on what is truly important; Living the life that God has meant for me! I really wasn’t sure what to expect when I came here, but this program has exceeded all of the expectations that I once had. The staff here don’t simply treat you like just another addict who needs help. They ask questions, they help you, and they make sure you feel loved when you arrive. I had been 100% hopeless for such a long time, that the glimpse of hope this place gave me on day 1 was truly unbelievable. I was weary, but I was ready to change…

About a year later I was ready to graduate from the program, and I couldn’t have been more excited! Regardless of the hardships I’ve faced and the sin that I’ve done, I can now always see God by my side. I can go to Him with every hardship, weakness, sorrow, and setback, and He will remain by my side. I will praise Him for every victory in my life from here on out!