10 Observations About Addictions

Separate you from God and hinders your relationship with Him
Separate you from people and hinders the relationship you were designed to have with them
Take your gifts and use them to acquire, maintain and experience the addiction while simultaneously keeping your gifts from being used by God for His glory and and the good of others
Take your resources and uses them to fund your addiction
Convert good and meaningful things into bad, harmful and useless things
Slowly become the Sun in which all things in our lives revolve around
Make everyone a thief
Create illusion, delusion and secrecy 
Are fundamentally unquenchable 
Will define you if you let them
Can be overcome and used to make us better people with God's help