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28 August 2015
Category:
Marriage
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Marry Someone You Like

Many people usually marry because of love. Love is a very powerful emotion. It has been equated to a drug in many instances. Many divorces happen because love simmers over time. People move from being ‘in love’ to just loving as time passes. That puppy love feeling of butterflies and giggles fades and as time […]


27 August 2015
Category:
Relationships
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Judgement Free Love

Love is a universal feeling. Many people hide behind the word love to use it as manipulation and as a result it has lost meaning and value. What merits unconditional love? By definition unconditional means. We often hear people state that they want a love that is unconditional…a love that knows no boundaries, but what […]


25 August 2015
Category:
Spiritual Growth
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Faith Out The Window

A small boy was on a bus on his way home from Sunday school. The day was warm. The windows were open. The boy had received a motto on a card, “Have Faith in God.” As the wind swept through the bus, his card went flying out the window. He shouted, “Stop the Bus! My […]


20 August 2015
Category:
Uncategorized
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Summer Living

The sun is out, and the weather is screaming summer time!  Sun exposure is said to positively influence mental health. Sunlight  is a natural remedy that increases the production of  serotonin  (the anti-depressant hormone).  Sunlight, in moderation of course,  is known to soothe and improve mood and decrease stress.  Put on your sunscreen and take […]


19 August 2015
Category:
Counseling
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Is It Stress or Depression!!!

I recently attended a depression seminar. One of the ladies in the audience posed the question,:”how do you know if it is just stress or if it is really depression?” I was sitting there thinking how insightful. Why, because stress and depression have very similar symptoms. Both can cause changes in eating and sleeping habits […]


18 August 2015
Category:
Parenting
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Does My Child Have ADHD?

We live in a society that places an emphasis on diagnosing and prescribing medications for what is considered “not normal”.  The real question we should be asking is: what is normal?  How does one define normalcy?  Is anyone considered “normal”?  If so, I would love to meet them one day. The ones that hurt the […]


17 August 2015
Category:
Parenting
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Toileting for Toddlers

Parents are in a hurry!  Children are not!  Parents are tired of changing and buying diapers and asking themselves, “When can I start potty-training?”  Toileting can be frustrating!  Frustration can lead to wanting to pull your hair out, bribe your child, and even spank your child into submission.  Toileting is the last thing your child […]


12 August 2015
Category:
Parenting
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Are We Spoiling Our Children?

– I recently had a conversation with two co-workers. One has a child and the other does not have any children. My husband and I recently purchased a new vehicle for our teenage son. The conversation began with the co-worker who has a child expressing concern over the cost of school sponsored trips. I could […]

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