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Love Transforms

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] “Love endures (God’s kind of love) with patience and serenity, love is kind…” 1 Corinthians 13:4 (AMP) Every day I work alongside people who find themselves at the fringes and margins of society because of their mental illness. For most of these people, living with a mental illness...

Problem, What Problem
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Problem, What Problem

At a time when it is easy to be deceived, we need to look to Christ more than ever to establish the truth. Have you noticed how easy it is for lies to be accepted as truth and how easy it is for error to be established? We live as if God does not see...

The ABC of Life
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The ABC of Life

I came across this writing on the wall in the office of my course supervisor. It is called “The ABC of Life” and I will like to share it with you in this month’s blog. I asked my supervisor for the name of the author but he did not know so I decided to trace...

Oh That Men Will Remember The Benefits Of God
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Oh That Men Will Remember The Benefits Of God

Most people in society find it easy to accept the reality of physical illness but seem to struggle to accept the reality of sicknesses of the soul. The average Christian knows from basic biblical psychology that the human personality is in 3 parts: spirit, soul and body (1 Thessalonians 5:23). The soul is further broken...

Don’t Lose Your Peace of Mind
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Don’t Lose Your Peace of Mind

The word of God states in Hebrews 12:14-15 (NKJV): “Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled;” We had never met! I...

Why Is Giving Good For Your Mental Health
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Why Is Giving Good For Your Mental Health

Have you wondered why most of us never truly experience true satisfaction and contentment? We live in a world where acquisition defines most of our decisions. Much of what we think and do, even to the extent of pursuing happiness, is directed by how much gain there is for us. Have you ever heard the...

Things We Take For Granted – Like Singing
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Things We Take For Granted – Like Singing

Today we begin to look at aspects of Christian worship that contribute to our well being. Worship here refers to both a lifestyle as well as carrying out actions that honor Jesus. One such aspect of Christian worship is singing Singing from the heart to God in music is a significant part of a lifestyle...

Part 8 – What Does Our Christian Faith Have To Offer (contd)
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Part 8 – What Does Our Christian Faith Have To Offer (contd)

In the last article, we reviewed the socio-religious landscape in our country, a decline in the influence of Christianity in our society, along with a weakness in strength of the witness of Christ among Christians. What has this got to do with mental health? Why is this important in considering the mental health of our...

Part 8 – What Does Our Christian Faith Have To Offer
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Part 8 – What Does Our Christian Faith Have To Offer

Background: What does a Mental Health Nurse have in common with a Christian? In a course that I am recently undertaking, the tutor who is herself a nurse, urged the mental health nurses in training to have confidence in the micro-counseling skills they possess. Traditionally, the field of psychiatry has been led by the psychiatrists...

Part 7 – Be Anxious for Nothing
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Part 7 – Be Anxious for Nothing

Introduction The scripture urges us not to be anxious about anything (Phil. 4:6). Yet you will agree with me that nearly no week goes by when we do not worry or have concern over one thing or the other. In today’s world of hustle and bustle, daily rush through the traffic, pressure to meet deadlines,...

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