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Vanessa Gomez Pereyra
Hope you’re into awkward overshares about faith, addiction, and mental health because that’s kinda my thing.

Before we get started, I want to acknowledge that both the words “alcoholism” and “Christian” are able to conjure strong feelings of what it means to be either. What do I mean? Well, if the words stubborn, difficult, and unloving come to mind — are they in relation to an alcoholic or a Christian or both?

Self-portrait, “Awaken”

If we have a relationship with either an alcoholic or Christian (of a certain variety) we may describe these relationships as draining, hypocritical, and something we’d rather do without. It is important to me that you know that I know that. I know, OK

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