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    Nearing my 32nd anniversary of freedom from one of the most destructive of substances on this planet aka alcohol, I’m compelled to share the following:

    Back in 1989, I found myself driving home from a party using up three lanes of a freeway to do so. I would’ve given myself a DUI that night and wondered how I was able to park the car, get to my apartment and pass out on my bed. (Probably guardian angels who were working in shifts at the time).

    I woke up the next day with a horrible hangover and said, “That’s it. I’m done. I’m endangering other people’s lives.”

    Then when I told people I had just quit drinking they would reflexively say, “Go to AA.”

    But I decided to take a class in intuitive development instead. At the time I was quite skeptical about it, but when I met with the person that taught the class as a needed prerequisite, no longer was. In the course of 2 1/2 hours she had nailed my life down quite accurately by reading my energy, aura, etc. I must admit I was quite impressed having never met this person before. Afterwards, she let me in the class.

    I burned all bridges with artist and musician friends of mine who drank and moved to Saint Paul, Mn. about a mile away from where the teacher lived. We met once a week and covered the energy centers of the body aka chakras. We used a grounding and visualization technique to see these energy centers (I used a kind of circular movie screen to do so) and would do these timeline visualizations, i.e., what the energy centers looked like at birth, at the age of 5, 10, teenage years, young adult years, all the way up to present time.

    When we got to the energy center located in the solar plexus area, the teacher told us it was associated with metabolism, will, power, habits, compulsions and....addiction. Using the timeline visualization, I saw something traumatic that happened to me at the age of ten. It turned out to be the root cause of all of my substance abuse issues.

    Having addressed the root cause of addiction and not just the symptoms has enabled me to say to stay alcohol free all these years with no withdrawal symptoms whatsoever-even during very stressful times. The insights gained in the class were crucial, esp. during the first year of abstention which is always the hardest for those struggling to quit.

    In 2015, I returned to Minneapolis and encountered the above mentioned artist and musician ‘friends’ who were still drinking. They were all hollowed out and petrified, their souls eaten up by alcohol. I then realized that quitting drinking was and still is the best decision I’ve ever made in this life.

    Here are some of the many benefits of being alcohol free:

    Being sober deprives the archontic parasites that control the liquor industry of their sustenance. Being sober deprives these parasites of the negative energy generated by alcoholic individuals as well as alcoholic, dysfunctional families.

    Abstaining from drinking strengthens our auric fields and help ward off demonic, archontic entities associated with alcohol. It also helps ward off low vibrational people controlled by these demonic entities and gives us much healthier boundaries. ( Keep in mind that when you are not miserable, there will be no misery loving company in your life.)

    From a purely economical standpoint I’m guessing I have saved over $100,000 by not drinking (seeing that I was a top shelf drinker). At present time I think it costs over $20,000 if you get a DUI plus paying more for car insurance, lawyers, etc.

    You will be able to effectively separate your emotions from other peoples emotions also creating much better boundaries. Sensitive people take on other peoples energies and it gets mixed up with their own.

    I share the above in this forum because there are probably many of you that are full blown empaths and are extremely sensitive. Alcohol is a convenient way to numb the senses but in the long term is very destructive. Being an empath myself, I fully understand and is also one of the reasons why I started drinking at such a young age.

    One of my intuitive development classmates did a documentary at that time on creative people and substance abuse and interviewed many artists, writers, theater people, etc. each stating the reasons why they drank and did drugs. It all distilled down to trying to block out the troglodyte world we live in that tends to crush creative, autonomous and intelligent people.

    But if we can keep our vibration high instead of numbing out, it gives us a better chance of not getting crushed ourselves.

    Recommended reading:

    https://thecostaricanews.com/spiritu...l-consumption/

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    Couldn't agree more. Excess alcohol use puts a person back on the hamster wheel and it shows certain lessons haven't been adequately learned. It's all good though when you essentially have eternity to learn!
    "Without the human request, nothing will happen."

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    Am 100% allergic to alcohol even when using it for "after shave" ... (am I unique in having that effect?).

    Long time ago when I was 18 years old I did a Break Dance / Electric Boogie group performance ... and I was told to get free drinks ... I asked for Cola (not as wise back then) not knowing he gave me Cola Bacardi (Rum) I didn't know and I was really thirsty after my performance in a local discotheque (Summer 1984) I literately threw up on the dance-floor as my whole body can't stand alcohol.

    Needless to say I never was drunk in my entire life ever. I have no idea how it is to have alcohol passing through the blood-brain barrier and intoxicating my brain completely. The idea alone is horrifying.

    But I have had some girlfriends in the past who had an alcohol issue ... I remember an odd rhetorical circular question:
    • "Do I drink alcohol because I have problems (I won't face) ... or do I have problems (I won't face) because I am drinking alcohol? ...
    Eternal self-destruction loop! ... unless you find a way to break this cycle like Jaye B. did.

    I wonder how many became alcoholic because of long time "social expectations" (young adults rituals) peer pressure and the need to let go of all fears.

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    Great and inspiring read. Yes many of us use alcohol and other substances to cope with the many aspects of being a misfit. @Jaye b, Its inspiring that you point it out in this light, and also point out that its also the persons we hang out with that keeps dragging us down in further abuse.
    The more the merrier? No not really. Turning my back of the rocknroll culture I was in was the best thing I could do for me and my family. Im a better father and husband now. I do drink but very regulated and not as frequent as i used to. When I was at my worst I drank practically something everyday and used amphetamine daily for 2 years to escape my since childhood anxeity and sense of not fitting in.
    We must forgive ourselves for doing this and find the root cause. Only then true healing can occur.
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    Five important words somebody once said to me - "alcohol is not my friend" - I repeat them everyday.

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    Great post, thanks for sharing.

    For those struggling with recovery keep in mind..................it is not the last drink that gets you drunk it is the first drink.
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    Jaye B,

    that's a powerful story! Thank you for sharing it with us.

    I salute you!

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    Alcohol is big business today and widespread and promoted by society as so, but if one go back in history about 14.000 BC (first residue of beer was found in a cave) you will see the original intention was not even close to business, it was used in rituals, at least that is what the findings says, first wine residue was found about 6.000 BC.
    Anything in life can be appreciated if not used in exaggeration, if it does not make any good, listen to your body signals and avoid.
    Granpa used to drink his own home made wine and beer every day and I never saw the old man drunk, it was a cup of green wine on lunch every single day his entire life and he died of old age, I used to drink wine when I was young as part of family tradition, today I only drink when I find the crafted stuffs or real small scale home made stuffs, I do like the fermented stuff, drunk distilled spirits before but it didn't make any good for my body, never tried again.
    I had an uncle who was alcoholic and he died of it at 45 years old, before he died he lost everything he had, he was a very successful business person, but alcohol destroyed his life and is family, we all have so many examples in life, it is up to us to learn from it and avoid the same destiny of many.

    Great post, appreciate your share.
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    Thanks for the post. Alcohol or some call it the spirits...The word “alcohol” is said to come from the arabic term “Al-khul” which means “BODY-EATING SPIRIT”.
    Not long ago I read a story of an Indian man, who was partly clairvoyant and had issues with alcohol said that when he was drinking, spirits of dead alcoholics came down and "joined" the "feast" and encouraged him to drink more, which tends to be quite a common issue with alcohol drinking...a tendency to drink more and more (common also with other drugs).
    When I made a cut with my alcohol drinking friends I could easily clear out the drinking patterns and I found myself to have much more clarity and was much more in balance. When I still encounter those friends I do not feel fully accepted and they try to encourage me to drink, but I just hold on my own. I believe that alcohol blurs out the energetic protection and the state of drunkenness somehow turns out to be a kind of spirit entanglement and can cause some kind of spirit possession.
    If you are a consumer, I would advise to use considerably and with caution.

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    Jaye b/ Wonderful post and congratulations to you. I believe I am one of those people who doesn't see this as so severe in a sense. out of four in my family, my brother and i are able to enjoy a glass of wine or scotch, like i am able to enjoy a piece of chocolate from time to time. however ,my two younger sisters have had severe issues with it. i can drink wine for dinner and thats it. i can have some scotch over the weekend with a cigar if i choose and thats it. no more until the following weekend or not even then.

    Over the final four months of 2020 with all the madness, I let it get out of hand and had to catch myself and I reigned it back in. I can totally see how others would not be able to do so and it can easily ruin lives.

    Presently I have returned to a nice balance. It never effects my productivity or my want and will in my creativity. In fact my best writing seems to release itself with a glass of wine, two tops. 3 and my writing is delusional.

    But if I had to err on one side or another, I would say, cut it all out. Im glad I haven't needed to do so. Moderation is what I always learned from my dad , a very successful and productive man who was a moderate drinker up to the day of 85.

    And even Nikola Tesla seemed to approve of the spirits over chewing gum and coffee. know thyself .

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    Quote Posted by Docim369 (here)
    ... the state of drunkenness somehow turns out to be a kind of spirit entanglement and can cause some kind of spirit possession.
    If you are a consumer, I would advise to use considerably and with caution.
    I completely agree. And I also think that the many psychotropic drugs in existence also can cause this.

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    A story from 30 years ago.

    I realized I had Candida (from overdoses of antibiotics when I was a kid), and included in the treatment regime was a totally sugar-free diet for 18 months. No sucrose, lactose, fructose, and of course no alcohol or any kind of yeast.

    When I had the all-clear — and it's stayed clear ever since — I had half a pint of shandy to celebrate. That's half beer, half lemonade. It just about knocked me out, and I had to be driven home by a friend.

    Ever since then, I've had the alcohol tolerance of a baby, and didn't touch another drop from there on out. My body reacts to it like it's poison. (And never kid yourself, poison is what is.)

    Even if I go out to dinner and the chef puts a tiny bit of wine in the sauce, I sense it immediately and then have a hangover the next morning. (Not a joke! Cooking does NOT distill out all the alcohol.)

    I'm in pretty good shape for my age, and although there are many contributing factors to that I'm sure that being alcohol-free for 30 years has been a part of that.

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    I made cider from too many apples from the garden last year, and it came out as a kind of very sweet light champagne, the secret is to put exactly 0.8 grams of sugar per liter and control the fermentation and conditions (without additives at all).
    The thing is, at Christmas, it was very hot in the house, especially in the kitchen where I was cooking a lot of cakes, and I was thirsty, and I opened a 280 ml bottle, and I drank almost everything, (it doesn't have a taste of strong alcohol, has an accentuated apple flavor), being very sweet and sparkle and cold. And in no minute, I felt it. My legs froze, my gaze (I couldn't blink) and my mind froze and all over in my body I felt a kind of numbness along with a general malaise, and after I fell into an unnatural laugh, I fell asleep in seconds.

    The thing is, I think I'll try again, this homemade cider is supposed to be a healthy thing, I'm still thinking.

    I also make every year: from a liter of alcohol and one kg of sugar and 5 kg of raspberries or cherries, a kind of very good alcoholic syrup, which 20 ml helps to digest and I drink it only occasionally.
    And all this to be just human.

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    I actually wanted to touch on brewing your own and putting a positive intent into it and how addicition is deliberately programmed into commercially manufactured alcohol. Same with commercially grown cannabis where the spirit has been bred out of it by bottom line growers.

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    Quote Posted by Jaye B. (here)
    I actually wanted to touch on brewing your own and putting a positive intent into it and how addicition is deliberately programmed into commercially manufactured alcohol. Same with commercially grown cannabis where the spirit has been bred out of it by bottom line growers.
    Great thread Jaye B.! This is an interesting take, and I can only add my own personal experience as everyone is different. I've been a casual consumer of alcohol (I like a glass or two of wine in the evening ), and weed, for my entire adult life. Hard to compare commercially made alcohol to home made, as I've only tried home made wine made here and there from friends along the way who make it, but I never really noticed much of a difference other than that the home made is much stronger.

    Now of course until very recently, weed could only be purchased off the streets so to speak, and no telling where it came from, but presumably not grown through a home gardener's tender loving care to speak to intent. I've also partaken in Amsterdam's coffee houses, for the first time ever used my own tender loving care by growing my own as part of last summer's garden, a couple of friends have shared some bounty that you can buy legally in some states now, and quite honestly I can't say that I notice any measurable difference there as well.

    To me it's still a sacred plant regardless, they all have different qualities, something different to offer, and that's about it. I come down more on the side that the importance lies more in how these substances are consumed, rather than their origin. Both can be abused, but both can be your friend as well, all in how it's approached IMO.
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    Gracy, I had you pegged as a heavy whisky drinker! joke, joke, joke

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    I had a driving incident in 1991, or so, and decided I had had it with booze. Much like cigarettes, I had consumed booze as part of a psychological lifestyle choice. Alcohol and smoking were associated with good times. To relax, had to have a cigarette and a beer.

    After that incident I associated booze as a traitor. And it was and is.

    I went several decades before touching the occasional light drink at special events. No big woop. But never more than that.

    Very sad how alcohol destroys lives. Like gambling. Like drugs. Thankful that these vices don't affect my life. Sorry for those to whom it does.

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    Congratulations Jaye B. for not drinking. I haven't had a drink since 2007. Alcohol makes the mind and body sick. When my parents and grandparents were young drinking was the norm for most social occasions. How things have changed.

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    How would the world be if everything was the same EXCEPT Alcohol-use and Alcohol production never happened ... Imagine a super advanced "Time Traveling Alien Race" could arrange that "parallel reality" on Earth ... and you could have a peek ... what would we see?

    Do we have more (unique) Souls would be here on Earth making a super uplifting difference for all ... or less? ... or do you think it will create other unexpected "set-backs" ... me: I do not think so!

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