RITUALS = Pre-Programmed Feet, Eyes, etc.

A wonderful post by my dear friend Hugh who is a fellow warrior against pornography, author and mentor to many.

Jesus Is The Best

The repetitive behaviors of addiction involve routines which can be termed “rituals” or ingrained routines that feel like a compulsion. When I was caught up in pornography past experiences had convinced me that when I began the ritual by going downtown, I would end up going into a certain used bookstore once again. It felt inevitable.

There is a point of no return in any given ritual, where you know that you are going to complete it. While you may try very hard to pressure yourself through guilt and shame not to act out, deep inside, you know that eventually, you are going to carry out this routine or ritual. After all, it’s what you always do.

The newest books in the Holy Bible are nearly 2,000 years old. And the book of Proverbs is something like 3,000 years old. That’s why I’m so amazed by how relevant these writings…

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Stronger Than The Struggle: Day 5

Here is the devotional: When it comes to my relationship with God, I tend to major in the minors. My focus gravitates to my mistakes and shortcomings, and I start to worry about how I measure up against everybody else and whether God will leave any blessing for my imperfect self. A mind-set like this… Continue reading Stronger Than The Struggle: Day 5

Monday’s Music To Move You: Micah Tyler | Walking Free

https://youtu.be/gVnMUkohE1o This is just beautiful! There IS freedom folks & it's found only in the name of Jesus!!

Snake Skin

Here is one I wrote back in 2014... Have you ever taken a walk in the woods and just been watching where your feet are taking you? I have done this many a time while hunting. Have you ever run across one of these while walking? These things are really cool if you actually take… Continue reading Snake Skin

Mirror Series VI

How did it get so bad? I spent the whole night crying and not sleeping! How did it get so bad you ask? Well...let's go back and allow me to explain a few things to you along the way. So you feel it all began with the naked women and the playing cards, right? Yes.… Continue reading Mirror Series VI