Detox Personality Disorder (our term) is an irrational state. It's "Ready-to-chew-yer-foot-off frustrated." The only thing crazier than being irrational? Is a rational person forcefully reasoning with a crazy person.
RE: An article online today discussing 12-step programs which asks: "Is the concept of a higher power obsolete?" For starters, my higher power has a name - Jesus. But leaving that aside, there is meat here to digest. Contemplation: How the enemy uses truthful means in a corrupt manner to dislodge faith. Satan uses doubt as his fulcrum. Ultimately … Continue reading Darts of Doubt – Addiction Science doesn’t need God
If you know (or remember) less than you wish relative to the "War on Drugs": An illuminating and meditative piece appears this week in Aeon at this link. The title and synopsis: "What were drugs?" "The war on drugs was always a war against an idea. But ideas have a shelf-life, too, and this one has lost its potency" … Continue reading History of Substance Regulation Since Nixon
Some of us live with people who struggle. Relapse, recover ... relapse. Recover. Will it ever "stick?" “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven." Mt. … Continue reading Wandering or Waiting?