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Quitting. Again.

I’m not in a great place in my head right now. I’m a little bit of a mess — not nearly as much of a mess as I’ve been the last month or so, but still a bit of a mess. I’m writing this now because some of the folks who come here are a […]

Weary in Well-Doing

The Lord advises: Wherefore, be not weary in well-doing, for ye are laying the foundation of a great work. And out of small things proceedeth that which is great (D&C 64:33). 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike See Also Enduring TemptationOvercoming Discouragement One Day at a Time Change the Way You Do Your Compulsive […]

In the Space of Not Many Years

It is a question I often ask myself. Why do I never seem to get ahead or achieve the things I desire? It often seems like the cosmos is against me, and be a man of faith in God, I equate “the cosmos” with God. I think that I must be a very wicked person. […]

The Key to My Peace

I’m sad today at the passing of a friend whom I did not know well because of distance, but who impressed me beyond words with his kindness and willingness to go more than the one extra mile Jesus enjoined us. If asked, I think he would have gone a thousand extra miles, and sometimes without […]

Change the Way You Do Your Compulsive Behavior

Sex Addiction Recovery Tips from Mark Chamberlain, Ph.D. Change the Way You Do Your Compulsive Behavior We have all made commitments to abstain from tempting behavior. We have also broken such promises–promises to ourselves, promises to our loved ones, and even promises to God. Rather than asking you to promise again, “I won’t do it!” […]

Overcoming Discouragement One Day at a Time

Sex Addiction Recovery Tips from Mark Chamberlain, Ph.D. Overcoming Discouragement One Day at a Time We have no greater right to focus on ourselves when we have been struggling and doing poorly in response to temptation than we do to focus on ourselves when we have been doing well. Both are forms of pride: the […]

Enduring Temptation

Sex Addiction Recovery Tips from Mark Chamberlain, Ph.D. Enduring Temptation Sherm was up in arms. At times it seemed to him like all of his efforts were paying off. However, the fact temptation could return so powerfully in weak moments like it often did made him wonder whether he would ever be able to regain […]