Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* When I started going out with my husband, he nonchalantly mentioned that he was not drinking anymore once he became a Christian at the adult age. When I asked why, his answer surprised me. He said that it was because he did not want to drown the Holy Spirit for any reason whatsoever - or give Satan a holding potential. That was enough for me. I have never drunk wine or anything since. It's been more than 20 years.
* No drinking, but another weight in my life. I considered this belief a deprivation, not an invitation. Thank you, Ron, for that. I think this is perhaps the best article I've read on the internet about what it means to live a holy life. I understand that others will see this article as "drink or not drink" ... but I see it quite differently. I hear your heart say that it's not about alcohol, but it's about listening to the voice of the Spirit in the rhythm of life.
* You will discover that you can have fun alone Alcohol can be a real toxic habit, and without it you will find more about yourself than you previously knew. You might just find that you can have fun on your own. You look better Alcohol damages the liver, which makes you look a bit harder on the edges. In the end, you'll look younger longer.
* A combination of cardio-fat burning and bodybuilding-weight training is best for this purpose. This exercise will also help you lose weight faster because it will help you to create a greater calorie deficit every day. For example, you can burn 423 to 715 calories per hour if you weigh 160 pounds while swimming laps, depending on how you swim vigorously. Walking at a rate of 3.5 miles per hour will help you burn 314 calories in an hour, and run 5 miles per hour for about 606 calories.
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* That being said, I understand the legalistic aspect and I do not want to make any judgment on the many Christians and non-Christians whom I love and respect and who I appreciate. just a social drink. It feels good not to be judged for something that is not for me. Our personal experiences shape us as we all form the beautiful body of Christ. Mostly - let's love it. I stopped drinking almost 3 years ago to the day.
* It was then in 1966, after my mother and father became Christian when I was eight years old, that my dad made the decision to quit smoking. He knew that cigarettes were destroying his lungs and damaging his heart. But he also knew that one day his children would ask to want to smoke and what would he tell us? Would he say, "Your youngest age!" And then we would ask, "What age are we going to have?".
* For women, it's even more toxic. 2 Alcohol is a stimulant of appetite and suppresses the "controlled" area of the brain. Many people find that after a drink or two, they hit the box of cookies, crisps, peanuts or order a pizza! Sound familiar? Sex hormones are also disrupted by alcohol that can reduce fertility in women and testosterone production in men. Libido is often affected. The list goes on, but, if you're doing alcohol, you might be very uncomfortable that your habit has turned into dependency.
* So, what are you doing? Crack open the beer, unleash the wine or have that first pinch of whiskey? There was a time when you did not drink every day. When you were a child, you had not considered drinking before going to bed. You knew exactly how to relax and relax without alcohol. Maybe you have had a particularly stressful time in your life and you have "irrigated" your drinking problems. He numbed the bad feelings or simply helped you to go out and go to sleep.
* Your problems make sense When you are drunk, small problems become big problems for no reason. When you are sober, you have to deal with reality and you do not worry about petty things anymore.
* What you shared here really resonated with me. God protect you! Hi Ron, I just read your piece honestly and convincingly - thank you for your honesty poignant. I wanted to ask you about the part where you felt concerned about your cynicism and "hurry" to find healing and hope. Would you be willing to extract this a bit more in another blog post? I ask because I identify with that and I suspect others would do it too.
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