Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch.
There was a tacit understanding between them that ‘liquor helped’; growing more miserable with every glass one hoped for the moment of relief.”
Alcoholism is the only disease that you can get yelled at for having.
Classically, there are three ways in which humans try to find transcendence–religious meaning–apart from God as revealed through the cross of Jesus: through the ecstasy of alcohol and drugs, through the ecstasy of recreational sex, through the ecstasy of crowds. Church leaders frequently warn against the drugs and the sex, but at least, in America, almost never against the crowds.
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
And malt does more than Milton can
To justify God’s ways to man.
Ale, man, ale’s the stuff to drink
For fellows whom it hurts to think.
Aristotle said I am a rational animal; I say I am an angel with an incredible capacity for beer.
According to a 2006 report by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, each year approximately 5,000 young people under the age of twenty-one die as a result of underage drinking (approximately 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle accidents, 1,600 as a result of homicide, 300 from suicide, and others from injuries such as falls, burns, and drowning).
Achievement is the alcohol of our time.
Wine is God’s special drink. The purpose of good wine is to inspire us to a livelier sense of gratitude to God.
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