Discover True Significance by Fenton Moorhead

DISCOVERING TRUE SIGNIFICANCE

DEVASTATING ADDICTIONS.... DRUGS, ALCOHOL, FOOD, PORN, ABUSE,
WORK, TO NAME A FEW.

FOOD? THE GARLIC DIET?

NO JOKE! SOME OF US HAVE AND ARE STRUGGLING WITH SOME OF THE
THESE.

ADDICTIONS A FRIGHTENING REALITY.

LURED...INITIALLY IT SEEMS SO SATISYING UNTIL YOUR REALIZE YOU
HAVE BEEN TRAPPED. A DOOR HAS SLAMED BEHIND YOU AND YOU DO NOT
KNOW HOW TO GET OUT. YOU MIGHT SAY I CAN QUIT ANYTIME I WANT BUT
THE TRUTH IS THAT YOU ARE ADDICTED AND ENSLAVED.

UNDERSTANDING ADDICTIONS HAS INTRODUCED A WORD TO DESCRIBE THE
RELATIONSHIPS THAT ENABLE PEOPLE TO CONTINUE IN THEIR
ADDICTIONS... CO-DEPENDENCY.

IN AN "A" FRAME EACH WALL LEANS ON THE OTHER FOR SUPPORT. ONE
IS ADDICTED AND THE OTHER ENABLES THE OTHER TO LIVE THAT WAY.
WHEN BRUCE JENNER WAS A STRUGGLER HE NEEDED HIS WIFE. SHE WORKED
SO HE COULD TRAIN FOR THE OLYMPICS. HE WAS COMPULSIVELY DRIVEN
TO WIN THE OLYMPICS. HIS MARRIAGE WAS SECONDARY. WHEN HE WON AND
NO LONGER NEEDED HER SHE WAS REPLACEABLE. THEY LACKED
INTER-DEPENDANCE.
INSTEAD OF AN "A" FRAME THINK OF AN "H". TWO STAND ALONE IN
THEIR DEPENDANCE ON GOD BUT ARE DRAWN TOGETHER IN
INTERDEPENDANCE!

ADDICTIONS DESTROY HOPE, WRECK OUR CONFIDENCE (SELF ESTEEM) AND
ROB US OF DIGNITY AND STAND AS BARRIERS IN OUR RELATIONSHIP TO
GOD.

THERE IS AN ADDICTION THAT I DON'T HEAR MANY PEOPLE TALKING
ABOUT. BUT MOST OF US HERE TONIGHT IN SOME MEASURE STRUGGLE
WITH. BUT IT.

IT IS SUBTLE, FREQUENTLY UNRECOGNIZED AND MOST OFTEN MASKED BY
THOSE ADDICTED. IT NOT ONLY BREAKS HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS WITH
FEROCI ...


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