What if you were a plant, what would you be?
Why not flowers? They are so beautiful.
As you sink deeper and deeper into the meaning of the following poem, you may discover purpose; an escape from porn addiction.
Few days; much trouble
Flowers withering away
Like fleeting shadows
At least, trees have hope; cut down
Stump dies; scent of water; buds
Jot down the poem on scrap paper and look at it throughout the day.
Ponder the words of hope.
Job 14:1 – 14
P.S. How did the scripture in Job affect you?
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Peaceful mountain stream flows through lush forest , Doi Inthanon National Park Thailand
Peace Offers a Host of High Energy Emotions.
What does pornography offer you?
Long-term emotions, what Low Energy Emotions Does pornography deluge you?
Proverbs 14:30 New International Version (NIV)
30 A heart at peace gives life to the body,
but envy rots the bones.
Peace comes to those who find recovery from addiction.
And now as you feel these feelings, you experience going through stages of behavioral change. You see your desires working for you.
More than 50% of Christian men look at porn once a month.
Porn addict’s appetite
Pleasure draws him to
Hunger drives him on
His appetite works for him
His desire longs for pleasure
Pain fills his being
He yearns after peace
God satisfies his longing
He finds liberty
26 He that laboureth,
laboureth for himself;
for his mouth craveth it of him.
Experiencing God is like sleep;
waking up is
By D. R. Criswell
Psalm 145:8, 9
8 The Lord is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
9 The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
(King James Version) public domain
Why am I feeling so frustrated?
I wrote goals.
I plotted a strategy.
I implement an action plan.
However, what was missing? … life purpose.
Not having meaning, frustration fed my pornography addiction.
I asked God to shape the direction of my heart.
” A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps” (Proverbs, 16:9, KJV).