In light of this month's emphasis on suicide prevention, all need to be aware of the trauma associated with child sexual abuse for both boys and girls. Abuse affects more than one moment in time; it changes the direction of the victim's lifetime. The victim may be a survivor in adulthood, but there is more … Continue reading When the Victim is Male
If you've never known someone who has actually taken their own life, you most certainly have been around family, friends, or coworkers who have thought seriously about it, whether you realized it or not.
"We could all do with some quick and easy down time so that we are freed to think more clearly and not react harshly or impulsively, …"
God is love, as we've established in a previous blog via 1 John 4.8,16. He is the essence of, the origin of, and the definition of love. Love is, more often than not, a verb (an action) that is done for the betterment of another. What we identify as love is not emotion (a noun) … Continue reading Love and…Relationship
Just as there are many words for sugar hidden on ingredient labels, there are several words and concepts for love strategically and subtly positioned within the pages of the holy bible. One of these words is MERCY. To extend mercy is to withhold the wrath that someone who has offended us actually deserves in our … Continue reading Love and…Mercy
After some good old hard work, some sweat, a grunt, a sigh, and a laugh or two, we emerge from our personal chrysalis a transformed being...better than you ever thought possible!