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Understanding Your Fears, Your Gifts, & God’s Unfailing Love For You

Understanding Your Fears, Your Gifts, & God’s Unfailing Love For You

Many of us are robbed of our potential by fear. For many the greatest fear we face is the fear of failure. Subsequently this is often linked to, or even fortified by our own failures. When we fail, it always seems there is someone right there to accuse us and remind us of our failure. In fact the Hebrew name for the devil in the Bible “Satan” actually means “accuser!” Recently my wife and I watched the movie Ragamuffin, the…

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7 Easy Steps Toward Becoming a Better Listener

7 Easy Steps Toward Becoming a Better Listener

We all know what it is like to not feel listened to. It hurts when you are sitting there with a friend or loved-one and they are so busy making rebuttals that they are arguing against things you are not even saying. It is frustrating and discouraging.  But we should not be too quick to judge everyone else. Do we have good listening skills ourselves? Or do we go on the defensive when we are challenged too? Are we so…

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7 Truths of Emotional Healing I Experienced From My Kidney Transplant

7 Truths of Emotional Healing I Experienced From My Kidney Transplant

In January, 2014, I received a kidney transplant at Massachusetts General Hospital. This was an amazing experience for me. I showed up around 6:00 AM on the transplant wing of Blake 6. The attentiveness and care of the staff was amazing. Here are some universal truths about healing that teach us a lot about how to deal with emotional hurt . . .