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Safe Versus Unsafe Emotions

Emotions belong in two worlds or in two domains. They are either healthy or unhealthy, productive or unproductive, primary or secondary, direct or indirect, safe or unsafe.

10 Realities Christians Don’t Like About Being Christian

Selling the Christian faith has come to be one of the core competencies of evangelicals. This has its roots in extending Jesus’ Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) within the circles of our influence. But, there are parts of the faith-life that don’t always sit well. These are some of the realities that Christians can struggle with.

How to Keep Your Thoughts Consistent

From time to time you will have negative thoughts and actually be spiraling into them for days long. But you can free yourself from the turmoil by trying to concentrate on a blink of positivity to more positive thoughts. To get more insights, look inside.

Stepping Out and Over the Edge Into Healing

I will never forget my first experience of abseiling as part of an emergency team training session. It was such a dipolar experience. Stepping over the edge was a gargantuan challenge, yet once I was over the precipice the rest of the exercise was pure technique, not to mention enjoyable.

Biblical Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Relationships

For what is a perennial issue in life, that just so happens to be covered beautifully by the Bible, the issues of forgiveness and reconciliation in relationships are quite literally tired and worn. Are there many people not affected by relationships that have gone wrong? Are there many people not inhibited by ongoing strained relations? Are there not already a huge percentage of people battling to forgive family members and best friends who have done the dirty? Are there not already so many people, us included, who have already hurt others beyond repair? And, finally, are there many people who don’t yet feel avoidant for some as they enter even a shopping mall? Just how much do broken relationships account for stress in our lives? And why is it that some broken relationships can never be reconciled at least to the point of peace to let bygones be bygones?

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