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What Does Anger Have To Do With ADHD

“Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.” — Proverbs 16:32 ESV Image by ashish choudhary from Pixabay 1 In my last post, Do You Play Defense, Dennis was very easily offended, but wouldn’t talk to Gracie about why. They found an… Read More »What Does Anger Have To Do With ADHD

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Do You Play Defense

Defensiveness is reactive, similar to the defensive plays in football, where the defense reacts to the actions of the offense In relationships, defensiveness can be both a feeling and behavior. Typically, a defensive feeling is triggered by criticism, put-downs, shaming, intense sadness, or anger.  As a result of the feeling, you exhibit behaviors such as being… Read More »Do You Play Defense

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How to Use the Power of Speaking God’s Word Appropriately According to the Word

In my last article, ‘How Does Real Faith Compare to Mental Assent,” some wondered if I was espousing the doctrine that has been labeled “name it and claim it,” or “blab it and grab it” or “Prosperity Gospel.” The answer is “absolutely no.” We could all argue points and principles for different denominations and doctrines,… Read More »How to Use the Power of Speaking God’s Word Appropriately According to the Word

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How Does Real Faith Compare to Mental Assent

Most Christians affirm that the Bible is God’s Word and that it is the truth. Unfortunately, though, many times when Christians experience a crisis or become sick they say, “Yes, I believe the Bible is the Word of God, and it is true, but it doesn’t work for me.” Often times they quote scripture, for… Read More »How Does Real Faith Compare to Mental Assent

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At The Heart Of Your Shadow Side

“Do you sometimes say about what you’ve just done, ‘I don’t know what got into me?’ Do you sometimes feel like you’re being run from ‘behind the scenes’ or are stuck on automatic? At such times, it’s very likely that your shadow is in charge. So what is shadow?” – Robert  Agustus Masters Phd Connie… Read More »At The Heart Of Your Shadow Side

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Finding Gold In Your Shadow Side

The ‘shadow’ is the side of your personality that contains all the parts of yourself that you don’t want to admit to having. Dark World Jeremy thought about his discussion with his counselor while sitting on the bench in the school courtyard. She had brought a little light into his seemingly very dark shadow world.… Read More »Finding Gold In Your Shadow Side

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Letting Go Of Yesterday’s Junk – The Past

“You Can’t Reach For The Skies When Your Hands Are Full Of Yesterday’s Junk”-Louise Smith   Jerry Returns Jerry, in last week’s story, had gone to see Darlene, a Life Coach, and Connie’s mom. He had thought he could manipulate Connie into allowing him to move in with her by getting Darlene on his side.… Read More »Letting Go Of Yesterday’s Junk – The Past

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What Is It, What Happened, How Do I Fix It?

“Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger.” – Lonerwolf   Jerry and Connie had been seeing each other for about six months. Jerry wanted to take their relationship to the next level. He wanted to move in with her. In fact, he was so insistent that it made Connie wonder why he was pushing… Read More »What Is It, What Happened, How Do I Fix It?

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Why Am I So Insecure and Fearful

“Nothing Holds You Back More Than Your Own Insecurities.” – askideas.com Connie Thinks Back Connie, a woman in her late twenties, had left Cincinnati about a year before and moved to Knoxville, TN where she took a job in a little boutique on Market Square. She rented the upstairs apartment above the shop. When the… Read More »Why Am I So Insecure and Fearful

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How To Release Your Negative Emotions

“The greatest revolution in our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.” – William James Amy Confronted with EFT Amy and her friend Pam had arranged to meet at Market Square for lunch. Pam arrived early and was sitting… Read More »How To Release Your Negative Emotions