Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* There may also be underlying problems for which alcohol has been used for self-medication. Often, experiences and emotions that have been ignored during alcohol consumption come to the surface after stopping drinking. During this time, it may be helpful to seek individual or group counseling to manage these emotions and experiences. It may take a week or two, but after you stop drinking, you will end up sleeping better.
* As the daughter of an alcoholic who decided to drink could be fine when I was 21, I just connected with so many of these struggles. So just thank you, I know I needed to read this, although I'm still not quite sure of the implications ... maybe still in the eerie, afraid I'm not amusing . Hi my friend! Thank you for writing this piece. I really agree with you that any invitation from Jesus is an invitation to abundance.
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* But I thought I could quibble. I was going to be the boss of Handling Your Liquor. I lived in a place called Beer City USA and I drank from time to time a single beer or a glass of wine. It was good. I was even given wine as a gift of ordination, for the sake of God! Ã ¢ â,¬ | then I moved to start a new job, and turned my whole life upside down. It was stressful and hard. It's stressful and hard and lonely.
* I did a lot of really poorchoices that have had a profound impact on my life. I stopped drinking for a while because I was tired of the mess, but I eagerly desired the ease of others. I wanted a glass of wine while I was painting, or a cocktail with friends. So I started drinking again. It took me a long time to get to the point where I could admit that I was not like the others. I could not have a drink once in a while.
* Nobody does it with coffee, for example. Because we have never made coffee a big spiritual problem. And in circles where drinking alcohol is not an enormous spiritual problem, as with most Catholics, it's the same as coffee. Some people like it and take a cup. Some people do not do it. And no one is worried about it. The same goes for a glass of wine or beer in my husband's Catholic family and among the staff of the Catholic school I worked with - I have it or not.
* I read other articles that were judged and motivated by fear why risk having one? And they just did not talk to me like this. If HG asks me to stop, of course I will, but it has not happened yet. So happy to read an article about thisubject who does not play the Holy Spirit for the rest of us. God blessed you with your writing talent and your way of writing without condemning. I am grateful for that.
* I am 27 years old and have not always made the best decisions in the past 12 years. I do not blame alcohol but I made those bad marksafter I was very drunk. After knowing that Jesus was the way for me, I began to feel many convictions that I was able to release and that was a blessing. On the subject of alcohol, I stopped drinking all together and I really felt the Lord telling me that it's not you anymore and I want you to lead by example.
* I believe that accepting the Lord has given me a legitimate reason not to do so. Now that drinking has become "acceptable" and "normal" in the church - which was certainly not the case 40 years ago - there are times when I feel not to get in or avoid some social problems. Events because I will be the strange man with a glass of water. My family has buried two young people over the last two years because of overdoses and another is undergoing detoxification now - and the three pathways of destruction these young people have started drinking.
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