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* A year ago, I was hospitalized. I will not bore you with the details, so let's say that I was struck by a case of having a huge penis. Several vials of blood were taken for various tests, all coming back positive for a beautiful, impressive dong, which I was already fully aware of. What I did not expect, however, was the doctor's first question in explaining my results. I started to answer, but he raised a hand to stop me and continued, If you do not stop drinking now, you will be dead before turning 40.
* Without alcohol in the body, it is a carcinogen to worry less. The National Cancer Institute has linked excessive alcohol consumption to an increased risk of several cancers, including mouth, liver, breast, bowel and rectal cancer. Without alcohol in the body, it is a carcinogen to worry less. In a small study led by New Scientist and the Institute of Liver Health and Digestion at University College London Medical School, abstaining from alcohol for a month resulted in a decrease average of 15% of the liver fat.
* Prolonged alcohol use and abuse can negatively impact your brain. According to research, the most important impact of alcohol is on areas of the brain that are essential for learning and controlling impulses. Although some of these changes may be permanent, especially for those who abuse alcohol for a prolonged period, there is hope. According to the National Institutes of Health, abstaining from alcohol for several months to a year can lead to a partial correction of some of the structural changes in the brain caused by alcohol and can also negate the effects of alcohol.
* For me, it was simply a matter of quality. Your history of quitting drinking may be similar to Alcoholics Anonymous whenever the doors are open. It will look like appearing. It may sound like counseling. It may sound like a long road of reconciliation and forgiveness. This may look like creating a success plan. It can look like a network of support and accountability. It would be very sad for me if someone reads my essay and thinks.
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* I do not have judgments about people who drink and as you said for some, it's ok. But, God asked me to stop and read it helped me to have the courage to obey. Thank you! Writer and blogger. Sometimes predicator. Unqualified theologian. To recover the know-all. Woman to Brian. Mom with four tinies. Western Canadian, born and raised and forever. Happy disciple of Jesus. Wannabe of social justice.
* 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.
* When an emergency occurs, when one is vague and hot because of alcohol, how can one meet the challenge responsibly? When a man just like David Wilkerson writes a book titled Sipping Saints, you have to be careful! So, GOD told you that you had to stop drink? Wow, I am impressed. God speaks to you. Super writing. Would not be surprised if some lives ended up being spared by calamity simply because of the influential thoughts you shared and the courage you have modeled.
* 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 would buy a bottle of red and it would last a week. We drank wine from time to time and turned the radio to NPR. For ten years we drank alcohol this way occasionally, barely, and with interest. We liked to learn about it. We loved the world of craft beer and wine. But slowly, I started drinking more than my husband. Its rare beer growler still lasts but my bottle of wine on the buffet has started to go away a little earlier and then the bottle has become a bigger bottle of less expensive variety and so the big bottles became a box of wine.
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