Archive for April 2013

Why do People Have Addictions?

There are many theory’s and ideas as to why people have and suffer from addiction. Whether you are struggling with an addiction or have a loved one suffering from an addiction, you probably have asked the question “WHY?” Although there is no concrete answer to this question, I believe there are some fundamental ideas that will help you understand this question. I believe one important factor as to why people suffer form addiction is an emotional/spiritual “dis-ease”. People, for a

Too High of a Wage at Too young of an Age

A mother recently shared that she was trying to encourage her four children (ages five to eleven) to read by offering to give them a dollar for each book they read.  It was working out great until the neighbor offered to pay them to pull his weeds.  Because this neighbor liked her boys and wanted to be generous, he paid them each $10 an hour to pull weeds. This experience may not have seemed harmful at first, however, now when