Lust Addiction

When my cousin came to our home to speak about addiction recovery, he made a very interesting distinction that I had never considered.  He suggested that viewing pornography is just one way of acting out on a lust addiction.  This was new territory for me.  I had always considered pornography viewing as the addiction; but he expanded the scope into lust addiction…

I Had a Dream

A few years ago I had a dream.  It was absolutely the most terrifying experience of my life.  I awoke too afraid to close my eyes again…for a very long time.Trying to pray away the feeling inside of me wasn’t enough.   I woke up my husband and tried to drag him into the experience-hoping for…

A Simple Definition

To start a series on addiction recovery, I feel that a good definition of addiction is in order.  I could get all clinical on you-but I won’t; that is rarely helpful to most of us lay people.   The best definition that I have ever encountered was given by my cousin at a pornography addiction…

Hallelujah!

Whoa!  It’s been a full summer and I haven’t posted forever, but today I am so pleased.  And I am ready to tackle a blog series that has been on my mind for a very long time.  For several years now I have hoped that, as religious folk,  we could get serious about addiction.  It…

Lazy Satan

Oh, don’t get me wrong.  He’s working tirelessly to upset the apple cart.  In fact his work and his glory is to destroy the agency and eternal life of man.  He wants to deceive and blind men and lead them captive at this will.  (See Moses 4:3-4) That’s quite a mission he’s embarked upon and…