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Good Listening Flows from the Fruits of the Spirit

Katherine Daniels Pain. Doubt. Anxiety. Confusion. Anger. You don’t have to look far to find people burdened with these battles. Our churches, hospitals, schools and workplaces are filled with them. In the midst of pain, people are longing for a trustworthy person to whom they can unburden themselves. They need someone to listen- and providing […]

By DJONES, 3 years ago
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Is Rest the Forgotten Key to Your Emotional Wellbeing?

Lisa Murray, M.A.     Rest. Typically not a word in my vocabulary. I was coming up to the weeks before my vacation, barely hanging on by a thread. I didn’t even notice how tired I was. My body moved slowly, numbly in its predictable, mechanical motions of the day. Though I accomplished all of […]

By DJONES, 3 years ago
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Free to Love and Be Loved

Margaret Nagib, Psy.D.   I will never forget that day several years ago in early fall. It was a Sunday morning and I was sitting in a church service. But this was no ordinary service. We had guests that day— a children’s choir from Asia. Forty children, ranging from five to 12 years of age, […]

By DJONES, 3 years ago
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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A day where we remember Martin Luther King Jr., and try our best to live up to his principles. But which principles? We all know about the “I have a dream” speech, but how can the “I have a dream” speech become more than […]

By DJONES, 3 years ago
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Wisdom 101

Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. An excess, by its very nature, is generally an unwise thing. For us, excess means more than necessary. Excess is what gets us in trouble. A personal needs to work but shouldn’t become a workaholic. A personal needs clothing but shouldn’t become a shopaholic. A personal needs to eat but shouldn’t become […]

By DJONES, 3 years ago
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The Layered Effect of Covert Emotional Abuse and Double Abuse

Annette Oltmans Sexual harassment, domestic violence, school bullying and child molestation share two notably powerful ingredients: the layered effect of Covert Emotional Abuse and Double Abuse. Covert Emotional Abuse has many layers. It is confusing and easy to deny. Those who employ it, unconsciously or knowingly take steps to avoid being caught. Rewriting history is […]

By DJONES, 3 years ago
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A Message for Teens about Punishment and Consequences

Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.   When you royally mess up, there is a heavenly punishment and there is earthly punishment. God’s taken care of the heavenly punishment through Jesus, but you will probably still have your parents to deal with on earth. Different paths have different ideas about punishment. I remember growing up and being so […]

By DJONES, 4 years ago
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She Sits Alone: Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

Molly-Catherine K. Goodson, M.A., Esq.   She sits alone . . . in a dark room, curled up with a blanket, because if the lights are on she will see her bruises. She sits alone . . . crying, wondering if the physical pain will ever be as bad as the heartache and the emotional […]

By DJONES, 4 years ago
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Staying on Mission

Eric Scalise, Ph.D.   What does it mean to thrive or flourish in life? In a world where everything seems to be overanalyzed and word-smithed through a lens of political correctness or cultural relevance, is it OK to prosper? The word “thrive” implies moving beyond mere survival and demonstrating growth, positive development, advancement, and success. […]

By DJONES, 4 years ago
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Counselor and Medical Malpractice: Case Study with Risk Management Strategies

Counselor and Medical Malpractice: Case Study with Risk Management Strategies   Presented by HPSO and CNA   Case Study: Failure to follow the standard of care; failure to maintain clinical competencies; failure to protect a client’s private and confidential information   Medical malpractice claims may be asserted against any healthcare practitioner, including counselors. This case […]

By DJONES, 4 years ago