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My Loved One is Addicted! Part 5 – Confronting vs Care-fronting

It is very difficult to communicate your true feelings while trying to reason with someone who is blinded by their own condition or mindset

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The Love Of The Law Or The Law Of Love?

Sometimes we will lead others with the sole purpose of them knowing that we love the law more than them. They will know the difference.

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Half of the Gospel?

God didn’t save you so that you could then trudge along on life support. He saved you so that you and I have the chance to live to the fullest!

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My Loved One Is Addicted! Part 4- Letting Go and Letting God

Since we have not been successful to control or bring our loved one to a place of getting help, perhaps it’s time to take a different approach: Letting go and letting God.

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My Loved One is Addicted! Part 3- Feelings and Defenses

Our feelings are a legitimate creation of God and are a great warning system for what might be wrong in our lives. Therefore, ignoring them or making them numb disables this warning system. 

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My Loved One Is Addicted! Part 2- Codependency

We can’t cure our loved one’s dependency. Our best caretaking efforts will not succeed in curing their problem.

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My Loved One Is Addicted! Part 1-Comfort and Hope

Comfort is such a meaningful and precious thing. It’s me, meeting you right down at the bottom of where you are

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Praying For My Loved One

Our prayers are felt by a Father who wants a hope and a future for our loved one even more than we do!

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Grief and Addiction

The Lord is close to the broken-hearted: He rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

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Change of Course?

Our lives are designed to be best directed if we are led by God. He is our compass. Yet, we have such meaningless arguments with him sometimes.

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