Forgiving Kevin

A Son's Addiction Becomes a Father's Greatest Teacher

by Larry Glenz

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/10/2011

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781452538112
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781452538105

About the Book

How can a father save his beloved son from the horrors of opiate addiction? This is a true story of a father/son relationship that withstood seven years of addiction, recovery, and relapse. Kevin was a star athlete and his father was his high school coach. When Kevin becomes an opiate addict, his father turns to his Higher Power for advice to help him. This is the father's story of his struggles to follow Spirit's lead and come from a place of unconditional love - no matter how difficult the circumstances.

About the Author

Larry Glenz served as a high school history teacher and athletic coach on Long Island in New York for 36 years. He also served as a travel tour group leader for hundreds of teenagers to destinations in Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa.

His success as an athletic coach earned him recognition in the Long Island/Metropolitan Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the New York State High School Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the National High School Coaches Hall of Fame in 2008. He continues to serve as a volunteer assistant coach in the same school since his retirement from teaching.

Larry received his ordination as a reverend for his church, Pathways of Light, in 2008. The foundation of the organization is the spiritual path called A Course in Miracles. He facilitates Pathways courses for students, hosts weekly A Course in Miracles study groups, and writes for the Pathways of Light quarterly magazine "Miracles News."

He is also active of a member of the Al-Anon family groups that meet in his hometown of Long Beach, NY.

"Forgiving Kevin" is his first book.