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Curing Sick Souls

Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:52 pm
by Nicholas
This is a theme that pervades all sorts of spirituality. Varied kinds of addiction, psychological & physical, have always been afflicting humans, but they seem to be more common nowadays. The intensity of addiction convinces the addict that they can do nothing to cure it by themselves. Thus the many faith-based approaches rely on supporters, repentance, reform and a Higher Power. The Higher Power seems to be the most effectual element.

Here is a survey of the many paths suggested to cure sick souls:

https://ireta.org/wp-content/uploads/20 ... covery.pdf
“The only radical remedy I know for dipsomania is religiomania,” is a
saying I [William James] have heard quoted from some medical man.

Re: Curing Sick Souls

Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:58 pm
by Nicholas
Here is a recent testimony from the entertainer Orson Bean who just died:

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/ ... -god-2.php

Re: Curing Sick Souls

Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:49 pm
by Nicholas
One of the most effective routes to cure one kind of soul sickness.

https://www.aa.org