Tag Archives: Substance dependence

Truth Is Always Painful

When I counseled drug addicts, I frequently dealt with people who had lost all sense of direction.  They couldn’t tell up from down, or good from bad, and lied so often that the truth was no longer clear even to them.  Did Bill really see that movie or was it simply an excuse he gave […]

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The Sins of Widow Muzzy

One of the churches I served, in the days when I was a pastor, still possessed its original membership book.  The small, tattered ledger dated to the late 1700’s, when the congregation was founded by Methodist circuit riders.  Names were listed, with dates for admission or termination, and a few words of explanation.  As you […]

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