Monthly Archives: February 2014

Christian Science – A Healing Method Without Side Effects – Overcoming Addiction – Part III – 02/05/2014

  A new study shows that deaths from prescription drug overdoses have quadrupled during the past decade, suggesting that a stronger response is needed. More people are dying in the United States from prescription drugs than from heroin and cocaine combined, a new study says, signaling that pill abuse is not just the leading cause of drug overdose deaths, but that… Read more »

A.A. and Christian Science – Overcoming Addiction – Part II – Daily Bread – 02/04/2014

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  Addiction isn’t clean, pretty, charming, or lovable. Addicts are shunned. They lose their jobs. Some lose their families, all of which is why they hide their affliction, often even from those closest to them. They present a sunny façade as their problem worsens until they can no longer hide it because they’re arrested, rushed to an emergency room, or… Read more »

Philip Seymour – A Reason to Overcome Drug Addiction – Part I – Daily Bread – 02/03/2014

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  Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin used his entire 34-minute state of the state message to the Vermont Legislature yesterday to raise an alarm about the explosive growth of heroin use in the state – and to suggest new steps to counter it. He acknowledged that one of the most important moves – preventing addiction in the first place – will… Read more »

Let there be Light – Weekend Edition – Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck – 02/01/2014

  The Light of the World (1853–54) is an allegorical painting by William Holman Hunt representing the figure of Jesus preparing to knock on an overgrown and long-unopened door, illustrating Revelation 3:20: “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me”. According to… Read more »