Tag Archives: addictions

Heal Yourselves! Lessons on Detachment

It is said, “The good Lord helps those who help themselves.” The key here is “help themselves.” The Lord (or whatever name you give to the transcendent aspect of the Divine that is said to be a source of guidance … Continue reading

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Power in Our Aloneness

The greatest fear in the human experience is not death, neither is it public speaking.  The greatest fear in the human experience is that we are alone – really, truly, alone; and in this aloneness, life has no meaning and … Continue reading

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Light Workers, Shadow Workers and Middle World Workers

Today’s blog – as an offering of the Superhero Academy – explores the difference between light workers, shadow workers and middle-world workers.  Healers of every sort populate our world and deserve to be honored for their uniquely special gifts. Please note, … Continue reading

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Superheroes and our Relationship with Mood-Altering Substances

Superhero Report – July 28, 2014 Our Relationship with Mood-Altering Substances   It is not something we like to admit, but the New Superheroes have often had trouble with mood-altering substances.  Whether it is caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, a whole … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions – from addiction to recovery

Dear Readers, Today, as an example of resolutions gone RIGHT, I am sharing with you a blog posted today by one of my clients, Brian Hayford.  It is with Brian’s permission that I share this blog here today and I … Continue reading

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For Partners of Sex Addicts Part I

Today’s blog is part three in a series on sex addiction.  Parts One and Two explored the ways in which one might identify sex addiction in one’s self or one’s partner and possible causes and suggested supports for healing sex … Continue reading

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How Many Gays Have to Die?

Today, I write this blog with a heavy heart.  Two men that I have had the pleasure of knowing died – one from suicide, the other from the complications of addiction. The common denominator in both of their deaths was a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Healing for our Addictions – Retreat Invitation

Dear Readers, I am writing to extend to you an invitation.  For the past 14 days, I have been engaged in a 30-day “in the world” spiritual healing retreat.  Through this self-imposed spiritual healing retreat, I am discovering profound insight and … Continue reading

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Spiritual Direction – Lauri Style Part I

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Spiritual Direction and Fears

As we continue the exploration of the ministry of Spiritual Direction, we explore the role of a Spiritual Director in assisting their client in learning how to recognize the fears that are standing in the way of their ability to … Continue reading

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