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Boredom, Isolation, & the Internet: The Perfect Storm!

Tom was noticeably upset as he described his frustration with pornography use.  It seemed that every day at work he would end up going online and viewing pornography.  No matter what he tried, he always seemed to fall into the same pattern.  For Tom, the root causes of his internet porn use were boredom, isolation, and access to the internet. A...

02 21 2020

10 Ways You Slip Back into Porn Use

I often speak to men who have had several months of successful sobriety, and then slip back into pornography use.  They often come to me feeling like hopeless failures, that all the progress they’ve made is down the drain.  These slips are common.  My advice is not to get discouraged when this happens.  Use them as learning experiences to str...

01 23 2018

The Problem Behind The Problem Of Video Games

The opposite of love is not hate, but indifference.  The passions of anger and hate are actually aroused because you love something, and that something is being threatened.   This is the sense in the Gospels when Jesus says we must “hate” even father, mother, and so on for His sake.  This is not meant to say that we are to actively disdain ...

06 17 2017

The Name of the Demon That Steals Rest, Makes You Scroll, and Inspires Overworking

The drug addict is the prophet of our times.  A prophet doesn’t necessarily tell you the future, but tells it like it is in the now.  He’s truth’s voice.  Drug addicts prophesize through the futility of the frantic search for satisfaction.  He finds a false rest in the moment of a high, is aware it is fleeting, yet presses on in a sort of...

02 22 2017

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