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Sobriety is not recovery.

If addiction is an illness to which there is no absolute cure, then healing is more of a process than a finality. Sobriety is only a part of the daily surrender necessary to recover. 279 more words

Is Temptation So Bad?

Temptation: The desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise. 

“I generally avoid temptation, unless I can’t resist it” – Mae West. 

Lust, greed, gluttony, envy, pride, sloth, wrath- The seven sins, they corrupt pure souls, from infants to deceased. 571 more words

THE DEVIL AND A TINY REDBIRD BROOCH

I was doing odd jobs for m’lady,

Like dusting the furniture and such,

Saw laying all over her dressing table

an array of fine jewelry to touch; 350 more words

Poetry

Algebra and Me

This is the story of an educational cockup based on a failure to understand human nature.

I got some good grades in junior high school, so I was placed in an advanced math class in which “Temac,” short for “teaching machine,” was supposed to teach me algebra. 278 more words

Public Education

Withdrawals of Fantasy

Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away.- James 1:14

I can’t believe that I’m now realizing how wrong I was about him and I.

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Love

Conflict

Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” 378 more words

Books