There is so much suffering in the lives of so many people today. In our work here at Integrity Restored, we are constantly hearing about the devasting impact of pornography on individuals, marriages, families and even our Church. One of the three pillars in our approach to recovery from the struggle is “an increased spiritual life, spiritual direction and frequent reception of the sacraments.” The sacrament of Reconciliation is a beautiful gift from God in the healing journey—a sacrament of healing, of mercy and of restoration.
So many men are addicted to pornography and masturbation. Many want to break free of these vices, but feel powerless. They may even start to think that there’s no hope for healing. Jim Gorski has been there, but he has also found a way to finally heal from his sexual addictions. Read this new blog to discover how he did it!
Lent is a time of remembering our sinful nature and remembering our need for God’s mercy. It can also be a time of great spiritual renewal for ourselves and relational renewal for our marriages.
A person who feels powerless can have great hope for the future. This is because, while he realizes he doesn’t have the tools to fight this battle on his own, there are others who can help him win the battle. He is aware that there are many valuable resources available to him, and he uses them.
When things start spiraling out of control, it can be hard for someone suffering from addiction to get back up on their feet. If you’re planning on talking with a loved one about their recovery, it’s important to understand what you can do to help.
In studying those who struggle with pornography addiction, researchers found that many people, especially young people, did not struggle with many deep emotional wounds. These people, like Sean, came from healthy, intact families with loving parents and siblings. There were no major traumas in their lives. So the question arose, “How did these people become addicted to internet pornography?”
People often ask what to do when their prayer life becomes dry or desolate or when they know they need to give it a kick start because they have hit rock bottom and need God. For those who have found themselves separated from the Lord due to addiction and are looking for helpful tips or […]
Many people who struggle with pornography use wonder if they might be addicted to it. Here are six common warning signs for addiction: Viewing pornography frequently or bingeing: There are many ways that people who are addicted can use pornography. For some, there is a need to view it daily. They may even view it […]
There is a quote that says: “Good times produce weak men, weak men produce bad times, bad times produce strong men and strong men produce good times again.” I think it’s fair to say that we need strong men to produce good times again. Here at Integrity Restored, we are constantly hearing from those struggling […]