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10 THINGS ABOUT ANGER

   1.   Anger is energy to resolve problems and to bring justice.     2.  The wrong use of anger can be a destructive curse to us.                 3.  We can control the amount of anger that we have by how we perceive our problems and by what we say.  If we take things personally…

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HELP FOR RENEWING THE FAMILY

Does your family live in the same house, yet, you feel like you are a million miles away from each other? A lot of parents discuss with me the tragedy of not knowing who their daughter or their son really is.  They remember their children when they were very connected with them, valuing their opinions…

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I.Q. VERSUS E.Q.

For many people, their Intelligence Quotient is sought out to determine their probable success in life.  In general, The I.Q. test is an assessment of your ability to think and reason.  For the most part, a persons E.Q.  is greatly more important than their I.Q.in attaining success in their lives. Developing a healthy, mature emotional…

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DELIVERANCE FROM DOUBLE MINDEDNESS

The Teenage years are very tough years.  i believe they have a genuine desire to live in harmony with their parents, as well as please their friends. The Term double minded literally means two minds, or two souls.  The Soul of man is the thoughts, emotions, and will.  What we think affects how we feel; …

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STUDY ON SUICIDE

Study on Suicide 1 Kings 19:4, “But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.” A…

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7 STEPS FOR CONSIDERATION IN SUICIDE INTERVENTION

7 Steps in a Decision-Making (Suicide Intervention) 1. Identify the Problem or dilemma 2. Know the potential issues involved 3. Know and review all of the relevant ethics codes, laws, regulations, and agency policies that may be involved. 4. Obtain consultations-Have I done my appropriate consultation? A. Prayer (Start with taking with the One who…

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STEPS FOR OVERCOMING BITTERNESS

Steps for Overcoming Hurts, Wounds, and Scars of Bitterness                                                             1.  Events and offenses will happen, but they do not have to turn into hurts, wounds, and scars.   2.  If we make the mistake of taking what happens to us personally, it hurts us.  If we apply it to our worth as a…

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10 TOP THINGS TEENS STRUGGLE WITH

Today’s teens have a whole different set of issues to worry about.  Here are 10 top things teenagers struggle with…and how parents can help! By Amy Morin, LCSW Updated March 02, 2016 Advances in technology mean today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen. While some issues aren’t exactly new, electronic…

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THE RUNAWAY WHO CAME HOME

Luke 15:11, “And he said, A certain man had two sons:   12  And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.   13  And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took…

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LIVING OR LONELINESS

I selected this title to provoke us to think about it.  Some readily announce that they Live IN Loneliness.  At the risk of sounding like I am making a “play” on words…if you are “living” in loneliness, you really are not living.  Christ promised us life more abundantly. John 10:10, “The thief cometh not, but…

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