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An Addict in Us All

We all have an addict in us, the consequences of some of things used are just more devastating. Our selfishness produces the void to reach and it’s the reason the reaching never ends…

There is only one person who you have to be honest with and that is yourself. You may do something that nobody catches you doing, but you’re not fooling anyone because you know you’re doing it. You don’t get away with anything that you do in life. You may be ignorant as to why it’s being done, but that doesn’t lessen the consequences. There are consequences for every action, but it’s not because God is watching and causes it, you yourself cause your consequences and they are determined by the base of what your actions are; either love or selfishness.

The reaching to fulfill an inner void is pursued forever because the things used keeps the void in place. Alcohol, cigarettes, porn, gambling, drugs, food, sex, sports, roles, money, social status to name of few, are all used to fulfill some selfish inner void and therefore will need to be reached for over and over because it’s the nature of the void. Why the thing used doesn’t matter is because whatever and whenever something is reached for to fulfill a selfish void, it will not last. It can’t last because the nature of anything reached for is selfish and selfish behavior is the producer of the void. The void is also the cause of so much suffering to ourselves and others. Until this is realized the void will always be there and so will the addict needing to reach to try and fill it…