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Why Emotional Abundance Holds the Key To Lasting Peace

Lisa Murray,  M.A., LMFT For most of my life I felt anything but abundant.  I was exhausted trying to be everything for everybody.  I was obsessed with winning other’s approval.  I was terrified of rejection.  I was demanding and critical of myself.  I could never speak my thoughts and feelings and I did my very best […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Wait For It: Seeking God in Troubling Times

Margaret Nagib, Psy.D. The Urban Dictionary describes the all too popular phrase “wait for it” as: “A sentence enhancing phrase used to illustrate the epicness of an object/situation/event.”   Epicness. Is that even a word? No doubt it’s another Urban Dictionary concoction, but surely the word I would use to describe what lies next for those brave enough to ask God the […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Identifying the Patterns of Relationship Dependency

Dr. Gregory Jantz   Dependent people are lonely and crave relationships because they do not like the person they are alone with—themselves. It was vital for you to understand that the key person in any relationship is you. It is also vital for you to begin to see the patterns of relationship dependency not only […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
WEEKLY DEVOTIONALS

“But”

Tim Clinton, Ed.D. and Max Davis    “You face your greatest opposition when you’re closest to your biggest miracle.” Bishop T. D. Jakes   “And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.”  G. K. Chesterton   Often, the most powerful, life-changing miracles seem […]

By DJONES, 8 years ago
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Above All Else

Tim Clinton, Ed.D. and Max Davis “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” – Proverbs 4:23 NIV “Satan uses all kinds of weapons to attack our heart. For me, these attacks often come in the form of some circumstance that leads to disappointment, discouragement, or even disillusionment. In these situations, I […]

By DJONES, 8 years ago
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A Very Real Opponent

Dr. Tim Clinton and Max Davis “…in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.”  — 2 Corinthians 2:11 “Life is a hard fight, a struggle, a wrestling with the principle of evil, hand to hand, foot to foot. Every inch of the way is disputed.”  — Florence […]

By THE AACC, 8 years ago
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A Clean Heart

Tim Clinton, Ed.D. and Max Davis   “… Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me …” Psalm 51:10 NKJ   “The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.” — Michelangelo   “Lord Jesus, create a clean heart and renew […]

By DJONES, 8 years ago
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Before The Fall

Tim Clinton, Ed.D. and Max Davis   “For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted,” —Matthew 23:12 NIV   “…that beating taught me humility in this sense. It taught me never to think that I was better than anyone else. It taught me that on any given […]

By DJONES, 8 years ago
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Verbal Punches

Tim Clinton, Ed.D. and Max Davis “Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts great things. See how great a forest a little fire kindles!” —James 3:5 “Cold words freeze people, and hot words scorch them, and bitter words make them bitter, and wrathful words make them wrathful. Kind words also produce their […]

By DJONES, 8 years ago
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God, What’s Going On Here

Tim Clinton, Ed.D. and Max Davis “Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!” Psalm 27:14 ESV “The problem with waiting is that when we wait, we think that nothing is happening. The truth is that if we are waiting on God, all kinds of things are happening.” […]

By DJONES, 8 years ago