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A Child Born in Controversy: My Husband’s Divine Appointment

Sitting in the front row of his Counseling Skills class, Wouter listened intently to his professor while she explained the concept of Emphatic Counseling. Simply stated this type of counseling is done by listening intentionally with empathy and allowing the client to explore his or her … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Be Like Eve…But I Am.

Ever wanted to forget the past? Is there something you did, when you weren’t quite as wise as you are now, that keeps coming back to haunt you? Take courage! You’re not alone.The mother of creation, Eve, takes the lead … Continue reading

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Don’t Allow Anger to Destroy You

Anger stokes the fire of pride burning within. It extinguishes humility and quenches grace. Anger feeds my flesh and my sense of self-entitlement flourishes. Anger detains me in my hurt and tells me not to bother with people. Consequently, I isolate myself … Continue reading

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Breaking Free From My Shame

Shame lurks in the shadows of my past. It quickly creeps up behind me when I want to move forward in my faith and ministry. Shame tells me I’m not good enough, not pure enough; that my past is too … Continue reading

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How Fear Almost Ruined my Marriage

Fear almost cost me my marriage. No, divorce was never an option; at least in the legal sense. But we were divorced in an emotional sense. Did you know that you can be emotionally divorced from your spouse? When trust is … Continue reading

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