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* Thanks for those perfectly beautiful words ... Laura Love Laura Thankful for that more than words can say! You put in words almost exactly what I tried for six years to say. I thank our great God for writing this and for "piercing" me. Thanks again! I feel like a similar mind! Me too, I used the term God put his thumb on for the drink and other things. I hope to meet you in Heaven and you will know that your testimony has been so important to God because He loves you and because He loves me and.
* And I began to realize that I was using wine, cider, or craft beer to get out of it, to make me numb against everything, even the least. And I remembered what my counseling teacher once said all addictions begin as a coping mechanism. So I resigned. I finished the bottle of wine that I received as a gift, and I have not been drinking for about a month. My mind is clear. I suddenly see all the societal and cultural things you have named, and I regret them.
* I just went through candy bags. Starburst, jujubes and all that is sour. I also went to Soda, which was a great replacement for calories for beers. It lasted about a month. When did you start running, did not you? I drank to cure my anxiety. But my anguish did not really dissipate after my arrest. One day, I mowed the lawn and was anxious, and I just felt the urge to run. I did not act on it, but the next night I felt the urge again, and I went.
* My personal relationship with Jesus has grown exponentially after giving up alcohol! Your message is so full of love, grace and acceptance and that's exactly what Jesus is all about! Thank you for sharing! Very good. Very connecting. Last month, I received a similar invitation. It was not alcohol, but entertainment that had always been "ok" and that was suddenly "not ok". I too was surprised at the experience of giving it up.
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* In my life, when it comes to the dawn of change, we may have the impression that God is pressing something in my life. As if to say, "Here, this place, this one, stay here for a moment. I want to lean on it. There have been other habits or addictions or sins or tramps in my life as I followed Jesus. I'm always happy for that. This has been the source of a lot of transformation in my life something that was good does not suddenly become-okay and inside, there is an invitation to more shalom, more peace, more hope, more love, more confidence, more completeness.
* I felt lighter, more free, when I did not celebrate "it's five o'clock somewhere." I'm not saying I'll never have another cocktail, but it will not be more a thing of the day. For all the reasons you write above. Beautiful. To post. I like the sincere rawness ... Thank you for having the courage to stop. Thank you for being brave enough to share. Your obedience helps us to obey too.
* Once the irritability has subsided, you are about to harvest the fruits of ... For a few days after a person is completely detoxified, his body will receive a dose unexpected oxygen, real foods and natural chemicals that will put him on the back.high ural. It's just a symptom, just like poop, and likewise, it will not last. Sincerely, you do not want it. You can not maintain this expression without being constantly beaten.
* I was not ready to leave. ... It was my way of not having to deal with the problems, the pain, the sorrow. I thought about stopping. A lot. But I also thought about drinking a lot. Good day, bad day. I'll just have one more drink. Then, interestingly, the alcohol started to not work. .I could drink a whole pint and feel just rude but not drunk. . So one night, it was as if God himself was speaking audibly and wondering why I kept drinking so hard or not at all when I had to rely on Him? I told him that I did not think I could stop.
* 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.
* 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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