Precepts and Perceptions

…social scientists have shown time and again that our neurons, faced with quick decisions, may not follow the path of logic at all. They follow the path of instinct and habit.

The Fifth Precept

…more than half of all adults have a family history of alcoholism. Do we really want to nurture our children with a family tradition of wine with every dinner?

The 5th Precept and the 12 Steps — December 1, 2013, Sermon

Even though she had been clean for some time and in fact was working in a recovery center, she broke down when she talked about her failures to care for her daughter, as she told us: “There’s no love greater than the disease of addiction.”