Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* I wonder if my experience here is a grace that was given to me once I came out of trust, once I said yes to God's invitation, I was welcomed with kindness. I was ready to fight to quit I was not prepared for how I would feel good in my body, in my soul and in my mind. It looked exactly like a weight. I was surprised to see how much I began to feel in my soul. I thought, "Do I want wine tonight?" And I always said, "No, I'm a non-drinker. Drinking is not what I am.
* The next day People who can not perform an honest self-assessment of alcoholism, or those who insist that they can handle a problem that others do not know about alone, could benefit from an intervention. It is here that family members and friends come together to make the disease of alcoholism palpable to a person in need. The recovery of alcoholism begins with sobriety. The withdrawal is part of the process.
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* I started to notice my friends who were recovering. I began to notice how difficult it is to be in recovery, to be sober, in a world where you drink. And how difficult it was to be sober in the church and out of the church. I stopped posting wine photos on my Instagram. I began to wonder if I thought of myself and my own freedom more than I thought of others. I began to notice how a glass of wine almost always means two or three.
* In the old hard business days, my dad never fired his diet coke once. Their relationships with some family members got strained because no one remembered going out without a beer. They tried not to judge others but they knew what they knew. For them, it was not even a choice to stop drinking, it was just what they were now. They tied their identity intact and never looked back. It's been about thirty years since this decision now.
* 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.
* If someone feels that God is calling him to give up anything that could be a habit coffee or soft drink included, Ron simply encourages him to obey. Maybe someone has a time management problem or has he put some physical element in a place that is too important in his life? Habits can be positive or negative in our lives. It does not do anything wrong to participate or to engage everyone. It's a personal conviction.
* She makes very, very as in the crystal clear that it's just her story - her belief - and she makes zero judgments about the decisions of others. Here is a part that I copied for you "I still do not think that drinking is" sin "in all areas. Nope. It's a profoundly personal choice. All sin is not clear it is often deeply related to our motives and our hidden choices. I have no judgment on someone else's choice.
Awakened with usual morning weakness and breathlessness averted a more serious crisis with immediate dosing of prescribed medication.