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God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them.Author: Saint Augustine, Source: As cited in Gerald C. May's Addiction & Grace, p. 17
It is not the things of this world that either occupy the soul or cause it harm, since they enter it not, but rather the will and desire for them.Author: John of the Cross, Source: The Ascent of Mount Carmel, trans. E. Peers (Garden City, NY: Image Books, 1958), p. 110
Spiritually, addiction is a deep-seated form of idolatry. The objects of our addictions become our false gods.Author: Gerald G. May, M.D., Source: Addiction & Grace, 1988, p. 13
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