Thursday, February 23, 2017

Importance of Loving Ourselves

  “And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.” Leviticus 19:18, AMPC   Today this verse hit me hard. I have read and studied it before now, but in the past, I focused on the portion that talked ...

Drugs are not the only answer for mental illness

The Importance of Spiritual Support and Understanding for True Mental Health Life in America is spiraling out of control. From the unremitting stories of wars, terrorism, and...

Reflection vs. Distortion

“In photography, a mirror reflects light to frame a shot. Too much exposure or imbalance, creates a blur. Sometimes, you just need to quickly snap/reflect and move on. Images can easily be distorted.” AW The above quote was given to me thi...

Barriers to Dream Chasing

At some point, each of us has had a dream that we have let go of, or deferred to an unknown date. Sometimes, these dreams are a reflection of the desires of our hearts, and at others, a wish that we have kept hidden since childhood. There are a number ...

Finding Rest

On the 7th Day, there was rest… We see it all throughout the Old Testament of the Bible. Here are some examples: Genesis 2:2: By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. ...

When to Say “No

One of the things that each of us face as adults is the decision about when we have to say “no” to the addition of something else in our schedules. The more we stretch ourselves, work to meet family obligations, volunteer and somewhere fi...

What is the Best Emotion?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about what I thought was the worst possible emotion. There are certainly enough worthy aspirants including hate, anger, and sadness. But I felt regret was the winner (or should I say loser) because its causes c...

Dating and Spirituality: Keeping the Hope Alive

By Dr. Debbie Magids Dating, to find love, is at the top of the list for everyone and anyone who’s not coupled.  And difficulty finding him or her is what causes the most people to end up in my (and most shrinks’) office. Now, I&...

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