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Why I Drink as Much as I Want

American Christians’ attitudes toward drinking are changing. You can see it at schools such as Wheaton and Moody, where bans against alcohol consumption by faculty have been recently lifted. 1,303 more words

Christianity And Culture

Endigar 532 ~ A Willingness to Grow

From Today’s Daily Reflections;

If more gifts are to be received, our awakening has to go on.   (As Bill Sees It, page 8)

Sobriety fills the painful “hole in the soul” that my alcoholism created. 149 more words

Side Door, Ajar

JJ got home, walked onto his side porch, and noticed the door was ajar. He froze. What the hell? Did I leave it like that? Did someone go in there? 587 more words

JJ In The 21st Century

Scientists link alcohol-dependence gene to neurotransmitter.

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have solved the mystery of why a specific signalling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.

This signalling pathway is regulated by a gene, called neurofibromatosis type 1 (Nf1), which TSRI scientists found is linked with excessive drinking in mice. 466 more words


I'm the Earth in my Own Life

It’s is pretty common in AA to hear that newcomers should make a list of all the things they want out of their first year. The bearers of this advice often follow it by adding that whatever is on said list will surely be gotten and surpassed. 805 more words


Can the liquor ban end domestic violence?

Can the liquor ban end domestic violence?

Asha Prakash, TNN | Aug 29, 2014, 08.10PM IST



The proposed ban on bars and foreign liquor outlets in Kerala by the government has triggered a volley of questions. 893 more words

Still Sober, Just Quiet

I’m still here, and still sober, even though it’s been a very long time since my last post. It’s been a busy summer. My wife and I have been remodeling our basement so that each kid can have his/her own room instead of jamming all three of them into one room like we’ve been doing. 596 more words