Praise God you are where you’ve arrived in your life, and for your ability to put this all down for others to witness. Yours is a victory through Christ. We make the choices and engage sexually in ways that are clearly taught being against God. In fact, it’s simply that those ways hurt us and expose us to emptiness, instead of towards His love.
“For, even in the barren, the unitive force in the sacramental love between man and woman is ever-present.” is amazingly profound in its central truth. May God continue to give you wisdom, and to bless and heal you.
Rich entered the world of weightlifting at a young age and began competing professionally as a teenager. Before his death, he had a record bench press of 495 lbs. (3 reps) and a record squat of 585 lbs. (2 reps) according to . As a bodybuilder, Rich won Mr. California in 1998, winning the overall with a perfect score. Rich admitted in a 2014 video that he turned to steroids. “I was competing on stage and I was getting to the point where I was getting blown off stage if I wasn’t going to do steroids,” he said, “so I took the step.”