The prevailing myth tells us the alcoholic drinks because he has no self will.   Will power is no more a deterrent against the next drink as it is against diarrhea.   Addicion is a disease. Don’t let anyone tell you different!

Whitney Houston “When the self-righteous ignorant get wise to the fact that addiction (alcoholism) is a primary disease and not a falling away from God, people like Whitney will be able to experience long term treatment and live long and fulfilling lives. Her rendition of the Star Spangled Banner lets me think there may, yet […]

“When men say, ‘God said,’ I run like hell.” James J Flannery

“Storytellers broaden our minds: engage, provoke, inspire, and ultimately, connect us.” Robert Redford

“The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation on earth.”  President Carter ONE DAY WOMAN WILL RISE UP AND TAKE HER EQUAL PLACE IN THE U. S. CONGRESS. “You can’t deny women their basic rights and pretend it is about your religious freedom.” President Obama. Beware, External gonad. […]

“No mistakes. All part of the adventure.” My friend, James J Flannery, the bartender, said that. It was during the last and most vicious hangover I remember.  

When it comes to sex thank God for religion. Ethics doesn’t stop us from doing bad things it only stops us from enjoying it. Religion doesn’t stop us from doing bad things it only makes it more enjoyable. In repentance we get to relive our guilty pleasures. When it comes to sexual pleasures give me […]