Once An Addict, Always An Addict? Not So!

My latest piece is my gambling healing in narrative form published in MindBodyGreen under their title: I Was Addicted To Gambling. Here’s How I Overcame It.

© Glowimages - model for illustrative purposes only
© Glowimages – model for illustrative purposes only

Here’s an excerpt…

Still, it never occurred to me to ask for help. And even though I believed in the power of God’s love, neither did I think to pray about it, because religion just wasn’t my thing. As a Jewish teen, I’d refused a bar mitzvah and I reached my 20s wary of religious institutions. Systematically seeking an understanding of the divine was not a priority; in fact it wasn’t on my radar at all.

Yet despite my failure to seek a spiritual solution, one seemed to seek me.

Some time after we’d graduated, my best friend Frank and I were in a thrift store, scoping out one-of-a-kind clothes. On a bookshelf was a copy of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, a book by Mary Baker Eddy that Frank had been reading.

During some of our late night chats he had shared ideas from this “textbook of Christian Science”…

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