As I dove into my abuse it actually drew me closer and made me want more and more of The Lord. It is tough to stay thirsty at times but it is a choice. Like the song 10,000 reasons by Matt Redman. That was a song that David made and he was commanding his soul to worship God. Bless The Lord O' my soul. Come on soul get up and worship God. I have to do this sometimes. In all honesty I think we all do. God bless and take care Jay
Ephesians 6:13

Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.

Ephesians 5:25

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her