Healed by the Atonement


yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 9 January, 2012 Choosing Christ for Recovery by Roger Stark An addict’s mantra is, “I want what I want when I want it,” and his or her emotion-based decision-making process is driven by it. Once an addict finds himself or herself in full-blown addiction, they get lost in themselves and their [Read More…]

Looking Up


yourLDSneighborhood.com news for 14 November, 2011 Finding A Safe Harbor from Addiction by Roger Stark Addicts cannot live their lives standing at the precipice of acting out, where compulsion has its greatest power and strength, and expect sobriety to survive. If they put themselves in dangerous places, addicts will be pulled again into the abyss. [Read More…]

When It’s Not a Fairy Tale Ending


yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 7 November, 2011 Suffer None of These Things to Enter Your Heart by Anonymous Every day, after I’ve spent hours of caring for my children, helping with homework, reading, bathing, cooking, and feeling totally exhausted, my husband pitches in to help me put the kids to bed and clean up the [Read More…]

For Your Own Good

Welcome to the Neighborhood News We’d like to share this note from the Mormon Messages page: The Book of Mormon: What the Broadway Musical Misses You may have heard about the Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon.

Personal Touch

Welcome to the Neighborhood News Addiction(def): compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful. Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary copyright © 2009 by Merriam-Webster, incorporated Today, in [Read More…]

Personal Touch

Welcome to the Neighborhood News In today’s Personal Touch, Rebecca Cressman interviews Tracey Christensen, from the Now I Can Foundation. Tracey Christensen is a wife and mother of three children, including a child that was born with Cerebral Palsy.

Don’t Lock Horns with the Devil

By Guest Author Mark Chamberlain, Ph.D. Kevin thought he was addicted to pornography. “I must be. I’ve tried so hard to stop. I’ve worked for the last five years at it, and yet I still can’t kick the habit completely.”