depression

4 Steps into Depression–and the Way Out!

Let me preface this article by recognizing that some forms of depression have a legitimate physical cause. These must be addressed and controlled through the advancements of medical science. Diabetes, hypothyroid, other glandular problems may be directly connected to the depression a person feels. I will let the medical doctors give help for those medical…

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unlovable

Unlovable Family Member? What to Do!

The problem: the UNLOVABLE person in your family! Today’s guest blogger, Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, gives practical insight on how to love the hard-to-love family member, even a child or parent. You can Julie’s blog here. Plenty of you live with someone who is difficult to love. They may be cranky, obstinate, frustrating,…

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grieve

It’s Good to Grieve

It’s good to grieve, says biblical counselor Donna Hart, PhD. She speaks candidly about death, grief, and the pressure some Christians put on the grieving. Donna’s post first appeared here on her website and is used with permission. Need help? Go to BiblicalCounselingCenter.org Death causes us to be angry because it comes into our world…

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shame

Shame: Is It Crouching at Your Door?

Shame says you’re worthless through and through. Christians may feel shame too. Here is counselor’s Joshua Waulk’s insightful article on shame. It appeared first here on Baylight Counseling’s website. There’s a type of sadness that often lingers in the air in many counseling sessions. It isn’t always easily identified, especially early on in a counseling relationship,…

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patience

Patience: Love Marker 1!

Welcome to our Summer Love series, opening with our first love marker: patience. You probably know the Bible’s chapter called the Hymn of Love: Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;…

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