forgiving the offender

Forgiving the Offender

We have all been offended sometime in our lives by a family member, a co-worker, a friend, or a complete stranger.   Offenses can negatively affect us physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  The offense can even rob us of our joy in life.  Unforgiving may cause a continuous cycle of relapse and continued drug and alcohol abuse. …

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Is Addiction a Disease?

For centuries, many people, including scientists and scholars, have believed addiction to be an issue of moral shortcomings. Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1940’s was the first to use the term disease when describing an alcoholic’s condition. “a chronic, often, relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted…