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We are not permenantly broken
By ME
12/13/2011 11:01:02 AM
I work graveyard shift. After work I went the gym & worked out. It felt really good. Then on my way home, a few triggers came my way. I didn't have a plan, if I were confronted with my issues. I started debating myself in my head, "do it", "don't do it". I did NOT want to relapse AGAIN. I remembered a conference talk from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. It is from April 2006 conference, it is titled,"Broken Things To Mend". You can still listen to it as well. I love reading along as I listen to the General Authorites in their voices, share the messages that they share. So, I read along & listened to Elder Holland.
There is a part that sticks out at out me from Elder Hollands conference talk, it says, " Are you battling a demon of addiction, tobacco or drugs or gambling, or the pernicious contemporary plague of pornography? Is your marraige in trouble or your child in danger? Arae you struggling with gender issues or searching for self esteem? Do you or does someone you love face disease or depression or death? Whatever other steps you may need to take to resolved these concerns, come FIRST to the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
I love this talk. I think that everyone needs to remember that Jesus Christ lead the way.
Pease go to the link below. It strengthened me. I didn't not cave in. I remembered ih whom I have trusted. You can do.


http://lds.org/general-conference/2006/04/broken-things-to-mend?lang=eng&media=audio />
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"Man has a dual nature; one, related to the earthly or animal life; the other, akin to the divine. Whether a man remains satisfied within what we designate the animal world, satisfied with what the animal world will give him, yielding without effort to the whim of his appetites and passions and slipping farther and farther into the realm of indulgence, or whether, through self-mastery, he rises toward intellectual, moral, and spiritual enjoyments depends upon the kind of choice he makes every day, nay, every hour of his life"

— David O. McKay