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The spirit of Addiction manifests and causes suffering

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What’s been the biggest surprise in working with and studying Addiction is the element of spirituality that’s so much a part of the whole process. I don’t mean “spirituality” from a religious perspective, but from a perspective of a “spirit” that manifests within those who are addicted to various substances. For example, I’ve written about heroin being the Devil’s Drug, but crystal meth is so destructive that it literally robs a person of their very flesh. The physical changes that encompass crystal meth, heroin, and alcohol addiction mirror the changes that occur in descriptions of demonic possession.

Within the span of an hour, I caught the last part of a movie called, “Deliver us from Evil” in which a murder suspect was being exorcised from a demonic spirit and a music video by Skid Row for a song called, “Wasted Time” about a kid who overdosed on heroin. Though the…

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7 thoughts on “The spirit of Addiction manifests and causes suffering

  1. Thank you for sharing because this is so true. I’m in no way an expert but I believe drug abuse does open a door for demonic spirits to come right in and Rob you of your spirit and soul, leaving you as an empty shell. My son has struggled with a meth addiction and others close to us as well have struggled with this horrible drug. It’s scary to see and watch. He’s been ok this last month but I always wait in fear for the other shoe to drop per say.
    Bless you for sharing

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      1. This drug has been in the lives of some family and close friends for a good 17 years and it’s destroyed some and some have come back but its left sort of a residue, if u will, an everlasting effect.
        Keep sharing, we are listening and reading.

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      2. Juan..I just wanted to let you know that I bought the book and I received it today. Awesome read..I was immediately enthralled. I am so grateful for this book as its reading as if I’m sitting there telling you what we all go through. Amazing read thank you!! I will be posting a review as soon as I’m done. If that’s ok.
        Again bless you!!!

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