Addiction is a form of self-abuse. It happens when your body is used to a stimulus that alleviates or brings it the pleasure that it longs for in life, but is not fulfilled the normal way. Addiction to something means that you are looking for a way out, an escape of sorts, from the present situation you are in. If you have found this page, you are tired of this self-abuse and want the REAL way out.
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BATTLES WITH THE BOTTLE
This is a book about battles: the battle “with” the bottle—and the battle “beyond” the bottle. If you find yourself engulfed in either of these battles, this booklet is for you! You never planned for the battles alcohol introduced into your life. But you can experience victory over them—the victory called recovery. Within these pages, you will be introduced to the source of strength and love that will lead you to the peace you crave.
What comes to mind when you hear the word "rich?" Culture places a strong emphasis on money, on the possessions it can buy. But those who develop a gambling problem go beyond mere security. In this booklet we take a look at both the power of the addiction itself and the transforming power of recovery.
SOMEONE I LOVE HAS AN ADDICTION
If someone you love has an addiction, you can make changes that can free you for a life of joy and peace. Learn how to stop feeling responsible for your loved one's choices.
PORNOGRAPHY AND THE SEARCH FOR INTIMACY
This booklet outlines the four stages of sexual addiction and shares steps to restoring and rebuilding our relationships with God and others.
SELF-CONTROL IN AN ADDICTIVE WORLD
Addiction may be our greatest mental, physical, financial and spiritual challenge. When you cannot find self-control, you cannot experience the joy-filled life you want. If you are having difficulty controlling your behavior, these things may cross your mind: how do I know if I have an addiction? What causes lack of self-control? How can I change my behavior? How can I help my loved one find self-control? This booklet answers these and other questions to give hope for a life that is addiction-free.
STRENGTH AND HONOR: THE SPIRITUAL WARFARE AGAINST PORNOGRAPHY
Pornography, sadly, is a word all too familiar these days. To say porn has crept into our households would be an understatement; its advance has been more like a march, leaving a host of casualties in its wake: individuals, marriages, families relationships, careers, sometimes even one's faith--go down the drain, as this take-no-prisoner scourge derails Christian and non-Christian alike. In this booklet the reader will find insights and hope to battle this pernicious vice.