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The Other Side

Saint Patrick

Roy O Disney statue
Saint Roy. Roy came out of retirement after Walt died in 1966. Roy stood here in 1971 to deliver the dedication speech.
Roy O Disney statue at Magic Kingdom
Roy and Minnie statues followed several years after the Walt and Mickey Partner’s statue in the Magic Kingdom Hub.

Saint Patrick is credited for bringing Christianity to Ireland.

He’s lessor known for green beer and nationwide worldwide drunkenness.

The power over alcohol is the power over anything you want.

Conversely, alcohol’s power over judgement is power over everything.

Being drunk is basically an anesthetic medication to numb the pain of your reality.

The cure, if we can call it that, is to live a life that doesn’t require an habitual escape from pain.

How do i know?

A lifetime of personal experience.

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Unanswered Questions?

Can you become someone bigger than yourself?

Pretty funny, right? i laughed. Drunks can put on an entertaining show in otherwise unremarkable situations.

Alcohol destroys many a great spirit. Drunkenness never achieves victory against sobriety. Not a single drunken athlete has ever come close to any remarkable athletic accomplishment. Imagine allowing astronauts or surgeons to do their work drunk Never. Ever.

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How Can You Tell?

My phone ate my life

life's distractions
Favorite cartoonist.

 

Sound familiar?

Be careful.

Ever know an alcoholic?

They can quit anytime, right?

i mean, that’s what they’ll say if you really confronted them.

But confrontation is super (even rarer than regular rare) rare.

 

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How Can You Tell?

Sugar is to or too?

Desserts exhibit
Sugar-laden.

 

Sugar is to desserts and taste, as addictive distractions are to habits and consequences.

Think about it.

 

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Dear Son

Wake up calls are a gift, as painful as they are

Homeowner swimming pool
Teenager’s iPhone 6 at the bottom of the Family swimming pool.

 

Wake up calls are a gift if we choose to thrive instead of survive.

Most teens are struggling (like most adults) to find their way.

And in our pain, we look for (temporary) relief.

This is the root cause of addiction.

Tough love is called for.

With ourselves.

With the people we love.

The timing is often spontaneous.

Last night i threw our son’s iPhone 6 into the pool. The photo above was taken a few minutes ago; the morning after.

 

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