Wonderfully said. Sometimes the mind is trying to tell us something that we may not want are are not ready to hear. We try to smother it with substances or healthy hobbies. Though the drugs and alcohol carry their own additional dangers and consequences, in terms of emotional health the results are largely the same: we ignore it at our own peril.
The human mind is a powerful thing. The mind blocked by the fog of drugs and alcohol lies dormant. It sits alone, soaking in a brine like a pickle in a jar. No amount of power can emenate from a pickled mind. Substances pickle not just the brain – the supercomputer of the the human body – but the mind as well. The mind is our soul. The mind is our being.
I can use my mind to its full potential if I am sober. My mind is clear and alert. I see things and feel things that I would not if I let alcohol smother it.
I am not talking about being good at algebra and trigonometry. I am not talking about memorizing vocabulary. I am talking about using the power of the mind to create, communicate and perceive things that aren’t clear to the five human senses. Mind…
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