Category Archives: alcohol-drugs-addictions

A Beer Hole Buzz And Heathen Hotties Don’t Produce Happy, Holy Homes

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Alcoholics Crave The Milk Of The Masses

I grew up with an alcoholic father. His parents would not allow alcohol in their home. Dad surely encountered alcohol in his drinking, college fraternity.  His brothers likewise. My aunt lost her inheritance to drinking. Alcohol is the milk of … Continue reading

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“I’m Really Upset! I Need A Drink”

Some folks reaction to fear, trauma, bad news or a shock is to take a drink – hit the bottle. Are there other options? When in trouble folks turn to their strongest help, “Big Daddy.” Trouble reveals what our trust … Continue reading

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Is This Stealth Tornado Stalking You?

  courtesy: goodfreephotos.com There is an avoidable tornado hitting many homes. Some crises, we can dodge. Stupid decisions bring pain. We know to avoid: poisonous snakes, broken glass, wet roofs, smoking near gas fumes, dangerous ladders, faulty tires and bad … Continue reading

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Confronting Addictive Behavior: Family Intervention

        Before and after drug addiction                    Dad has a “secret” drinking problem. Jasmine has an online addiction.  Tandy is into drugs. How does a family address it? What is the role of the caring peacemaker? … Continue reading

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12 Reasons to Avoid Illegal Drugs

        1. Addiction is real slavery. The chains are as strong as iron chains. They control one’s money, daily schedule, health, friends and future. Weed and booze are the kindergarden for the strong stuff. 2. Drugs is … Continue reading

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Helping Addicts, Alcoholics And Detainees

                    Don’t give alcoholics money. Do not support their habit  by paying bills. This is enabling. It only perpetuates the addiction and delays recovery. Is that love? Tough love is what they need. This is how … Continue reading

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Family Intervention: Confronting Destructive Behavior

                    Dad has a “secret” drinking problem. Jasmine has an online addiction.  Tandy is into drugs. How does a family address addictions? What should a caring family member do? What are  real peacemakers to do? Like a good doctor that … Continue reading

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Case Study: Can You Help This Druggie?

  This is a composite study of real life people. What would you suggest to   free Rick from drugs? Suppose Rick, 39,  has a long history of drug use. He has lost everything – jobs, housing,  wife, money, car and character. … Continue reading

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15 Reasons To Avoid Dives, Heavy Drinking Parties And Temptaton Pits

  1.   It just takes one instant to ruin a life. Last year our church song leader’s niece was hit on her moped and killed by a drunk driver. The young man was not even normally a drinker. He went to … Continue reading

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