Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* It is an invitation to all those who struggle with wounds, habits and / or clashes, to learn how the 12 steps are biblical, and to direct people to Jesus with their wounds, their habits and / or their hang-ups. Although Celebrate Recovery is not the best for everyone as no program is, I will always be grateful for the way the Lord used it in my journey, and as a leader now it's my joy to see others change.
* 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.
* I thought that the way alcohol softened and blurred the limits of life would be missed. I thought I would be strange in dating. Quietly. Without much fanfare. It's been a while now. I just stopped one day and have not drunk anything since that day. The surprising thing for me is this it's been good. I did not miss it, I did not feel like a stranger, I did not feel any desire to drink. In fact, I noticed that my non-consumption allowed other people to stop.
* Instead, the Lord put his arm around my shoulders and gently pushed me in the direction of another group, where I was shocked to find the ultimate cause. she of my depression and I took the first steps that liberated me. I tried to read a book about it, but the pain was real then, and I could not finish it. I kept suppressing, until one morning my husband scolded me something he told me later that he had misunderstood what he said and I felt like I was falling head lowered into a deep black despair.
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* Cognitive Dissonance if you do not do it. deeply personal now. And deeply legal and tragic later. Quitting coffee does not require practically any conviction. The abandonment of alcohol is a moral, social, financial, legal and spiritual imperative. Do not be reduced or excused. Beauty is its own values coincide with the gods and she was lucky enough to solve it in a personal spiritual way. No because it's a sin.
* 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?
* The first 48 hours after you stop drinking may be the biggest obstacle to detoxification. Depending on how much you drink, this may give you the impressionhangover or it can be more than that. Withdrawal symptoms may include sweating, increased blood pressure, tremors or tremors, and insomnia, as well as common hangover symptoms such as headache and headache. nausea. You have probably seen that one coming.
* Thank you for an excellent article - sister in Christ. It will be 6 years old this 18th of October. Six years ago, on that date, I woke up in the hallway in a pool of dried up vomit. I asked God to remove me from this way of life. I have not been drinking since. I did not even want to. It took 4 years to attend my first AA meeting here in this small town and I have been involved regularly ever since.
* After my husband and I left the seminary and traveled north to serve the churches ... we could not believe the banality of drinking among the Christians. They did not care to abstain. We chose not to drink not because of the rules, but because we did not want to influence our children with alcohol. They are now young adults and make their own choices which fortunately are not heavy drinkers. I can not judge or force anyone to reject alcohol, however ... like you, I believe that the Holy Spirit will walk by him and gently lavish all that needs to be done in our lives.
* 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.
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