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Beyond the Veil of Lust

Overcoming Obsessions with Pornography and Masturbation

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When you’re trapped in lust, even physical creation itself is a veil that separates you from God.

Why is this book called Beyond the Veil ? Well, all your friends would snicker if they saw you reading a book called How to Stop Masturbating.

Nevertheless, this book is about a veil—the veil of illusion that draws you into temptation, day after day. Armed with the truth herein, you will be able to pray for the strength and courage to persevere through your trials into confident trust in divine protection. You will learn to seek out the true humility of confidence, not the false satisfaction of competing with others to make yourself feel strong and powerful. You will learn to admit your wretchedness and to seek the grace to love, and to pray for, everyone—even your enemies—despite the mistreatment you received as a child and continue to receive, even now, as an adult. Thus you will learn to seek the desire for holy love that will grow in you and overshadow every other desire. Do this and you will not only understand love, you will be living it.

Updated June 2021


Part One: The Veil
Tired of Sin | The Issues | The Actual Failure | Just Get Over It
Part Two: Beyond the Veil
The Urge to Masturbate | Sin Feels Good | Sexual Addiction? | Sexual Arousal | The Healing Process | The Spiritual Battle | Deliverance | Developing Trust In God | A Dream | Beyond Lack and Limitation
Appendix I: The Litany of Chastity
Appendix II: Deliverance from the Tyranny of Evil
Appendix III: Little Prayer to the Blessed Virgin
Appendix IV: Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus



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