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* Ron, thanks for share your story. Sometimes, I also feel the imprint of God, which moves me and pushes me to be more of what He wanted me to be. He is patient and long-suffering with me, and I am happy for that. The grace and the heart and the soul peace be with you. I do not drink alcohol because of my husband's history of dependence. What was once a way to support it became a way of protecting myself.
* To be more effective, recovery can not be an individual pursuit, or an effort of cooperation with God, but must also involve other humans in healing. Ron. I like that in so many ways. One of them is very personal. I had a similar "punch" with the Spirit at the beginning of January - he asked me to ask it for a month. I did. Then we went on vacay and I had three cocktails for eleven days. I did not like the way that made me feel.
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* 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.
* I began to see how our culture has become centered on alcohol. To see how much of our fun version revolves around wine or beer or some form of alcohol. To see how unhealthy our dependence is. To see the industry around it, capitalize and market and sell and manipulate and operate. I started to see what those fun-free t-totals of a hundred years ago had seen - how the victims of alcohol were almost always the ones who were the most vulnerable, how she impoverished families and lives, barrels of powder of desire.
* Once he finished it, he then took the rest of the pack of cigarettes and threw them in the trash in the kitchen. He had decided this afternoon that this cigarette would be the last one! He then continued to live until the age of 84! He was finally deceased about two months before him and my mother's 57th wedding anniversary. I often wonder why smoking is treated differently in the 'church' than drinking?
* My understanding of the need for vulnerability in relationships has grown because now there is nothing to take away the edge. I can not have a relationship with God if I do not want to open up and be vulnerable and honest with me. It's hard to do when you have washed the edges of everything. Thank you for this post. An excellent way to say it, Christy - thank you! And you are right. You do not realize how much lighter you are without this blur.
* Whether you use an online support group, attend meetings or seek individual advice, it is possible to stop drinking for everyone. If you are a moderate drinker, you may be able to leave your own without too much trouble. If you are a regular or heavy drinker, however, you may find this much more difficult. Internal and external triggers may cause you to want to start drinking again. Regardless of your current level of alcohol consumption, there are many resources available if you want to stop, including a state-by-state resource guide.
* They both smiled and one of them said, "Well, I'm happy. I do not think it's good for you. I'm glad you're like Granny and dad now. I did not know my kids were paying me a lot of attention every night. Much of what we teach our children is captured rather than taught. I still do not think that alcohol consumption is "inseparable" at all levels. Nope. It's a profoundly personal choice. All sin is not clear it is often deeply related to our motives and our hidden choices.
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