Angel grew up in an unstable environment and it led to her starting her drug use at an extremely young age…with her mother. She was pregnant by the age of 16. Life only got more chaotic from there and by 18 Angel was a dancer, was introduced to ecstasy, and gave up the her son for 9 years.

Meth, heroin and crack became a regular part of her life as did her co-dependent behavior. Angel ended up homeless and an overdose started to open her mind to idea of God.

After having a few more kids, Angel knew she wanted to clean up her life. A friend told her about a recovery church and when someone told her, “Jesus is recovery,” everything started to change. Today, Angel is almost 13 years sober and she’s passing along her story and knowledge to help others.

Tonight’s Step: 5 – Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs

Key Verses: Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling Philippians 2:12

The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10

Angel’s story