Tag Archives: Pornography

Overcome Porn with Joy; Gratitude Is an Empowering Emotion

As I read through all the Psalms and Proverbs of the day that I scheduled, gratitude empowered me to resist pornography.

An interesting note, when I had a strong urge to view pornography, I would read out of the Psalms or Proverbs or one of the Gospels to resist it.  The cravings left me.

To this day, I know that the scriptures enveloped me with a shield reflecting total submission to porn. I had hope.   God corrected me for my misdeeds; however, he guided me to freedom. I shouted for joy!

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Psalm 98: 1 – 9

Marvelous new song

His Right Arm brings salvation

To God, shout for joy

The harp and new music sings

Trumpet and ram’s horn blast joy

Thanks,

Dale Criswell

Reference

Beattie, M. (2015). Gratitude. The Coastal Center. Norwell; MA. Retrieved from http://thecoastalcenter.com/gratitude/.

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Pornography: Understanding the 3 D’s of Self-Loathing

Understanding the 3 D’s of Self-Loathing

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could rid yourself of depression, distress, and despair with one simple shift?

I would like to help you experience a sense of hope.

Strengthening your resolve, you see a better future.

Search for each of the 3 D’s found in Self-Loathing:

  1. Depression
  2. Distress
  3. Despair
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Mirrors of the Minds

Which “D” am I?

Her oppressions wail

Crying bitterness of plight

Oppressing complaint

Which “D” am I?

Having eyes of flesh

Her days like mortal women

Misses life’s purpose

Which “D” am I?

Experiences

Lucid anguish through her thoughts

Who can deliver?

Shift the Meaning of your Feelings.

I have assigned one “D” to each poem.

However, you will likely have different experiences.  Perhaps, you are experiencing distress, despair, or depression.  What do you do?

The thoughts forming in your mind are causing feelings even if they are true or not.  You are in charge of how you think.

Now, Let’s Discover How to Shift Your Thoughts to Hope.

Experts call the method “Shifting.”

Example:

  • Be Aware

Whenever your thoughts drift onto negative energies, your physiology experiences a depletion of positive feelings.  You feel the change.

  • Shift Thoughts

Remove a negative thought with a positive thought.  You simply take an opposite point of view of the negative.

  • Focus

Focus on the positive thought until you experience empowering feelings.

  • Act

Do Something Positive Immediately.

  • Experience Hope

Notice How Cravings for Pornography Leave You.

Hope becomes the main focus.

Meditation

Job 10:1 – 5

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Hope Flows with Life

Thanks,

Dale Criswell

Break Pornography’s Hold; Weep before God….

So now you have to choose between an emotional hell or miraculous freedoms.

Drift yourself back through time to when you were free from pornography.

How was your life?

What was your focus?

Did you have dreams of something more?  

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“You are my refuge.”

Weep unto the Lord

Porn has snared a person’s soul

Break down before God

Lift up the voice to mercy

Crying, “You are my refuge.”

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O God, My Strength and Hope

Do Not Be Fooled; Pornography Persecutes the Soul.

Meditation

Psalm 142

Thanks

Dale Criswell

 

 

 

 

Overcoming Pornography: This Tip Is Amazing

Envision yourself being able to put pornography aside and working your calling. Just simply doing one thing…

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Take Advantage of Your Life Now!

Tilling acres work

Earth provides abundant food

Stargaze; empty fields

Jesus created you to work your  fields.  He fills your life with abundance.

Proverbs 28:19

19 He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

King James Version (KJV) [Public Domain] Thanks, Dale

Pornography Addiction: Astonishing Secrets Revealed in Your Face

Believe me; You do not want to miss out on the secrets.

As you imagine what people see in your face, you will search deep inside to…

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Innocence

Water floats an image

Reflecting intent of hearts

Drifting mirror breaks

Meditation

Proverbs 27:19  King James Version (public domain)

19 As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.

Thanks,

Dale

Pornography Addiction; I Am Playing Hide and Seek

Do  you ever notice that God seems to be hiding from you?

Forget about what you have heard.  He is closer than you think.

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My habits either seek, find, or hide me from God. 

How to

Create free will

The Good Spirit hides in hearts

Humankind plays hide-and-seek games

Will He See from their hearts?

Meditation

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

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Reach Out to Others. Find God.

Thanks,

Dale

You & Pornography: Are You Afraid of the Future?

As you study every word of this poem, you will be stunned how it speaks to your heart.  Just ask, “How does this apply to me?”

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Feel the Power of Hope

Experience, Strength, and Hope

Do not be afraid;

I will strengthen and help you;

Do not be dismayed;

My right hand delivers you.

I will uphold you with hope.

Meditation

Isaiah 41:10 (KJV, public domain)

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

Thanks,

Dale