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By On April 6th, 2017

Troubled Souls: Take Up Your Mat and Walk

Author: Lydia D’Ross, Brookhaven Hospital, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain   The word “psychology” is defined by Dr. Neal Goldsmith, as the study of the soul. Goldsmith said that the word psychology was created to reclaim the true, original meaning of the word psychology–the treatment of the soul, spirit, mind, life and breath of the human…

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By On February 27th, 2017

Love: The Most Powerful Emotion

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital God is the designer and creator of love. It is an emotion that is in all of us. Whether we choose to express love or not, love is still in us. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a story of tragic romance.…

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By On February 26th, 2017

RENEWAL Devotional: Adventures of Faith

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Life is full of adventures. Sometimes we don’t see life’s opportunities as adventures of faith. Each step we take in life is a step of faith. Just a tiny step of faith can lead us to great victories in life. Isaiah…

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By On February 5th, 2017

Overcoming the Odds

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital “Money is the cause of so many grievances. The Number one reason for divorce in America is because of finances,” said Angela Alexander author of Subject to Change. When our finances are not properly managed, it keeps people in a negative…

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By On January 28th, 2017

Spiritual Care for Divorce

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Moses had lots to say about divorce. Moses as judge of Israel, granted divorces only in certain areas. He did not grant divorce simply because a couple couldn’t work it out.  Even Jesus talked about divorce. Jesus speaking to his disciples…

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By On January 21st, 2017

The Power of the Human Spirit Soaring with Laugher

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Laughter is like medicine to the human spirit or in other other words, it’s good for our “soul.”  Proverbs 17:22 says, “A cheerful heart is good medicine…” Proverbs also talks about how the human spirit is sad when laughter is absent…

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By On December 17th, 2016

Mental Health Check List

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Do you have a mental health check list for Christmas? It is so important that we take care of ourselves during this holiday season. We can become easily fatigued. We are so busy taking care of everyone else, and we can…

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By On November 22nd, 2016

Praise and Thanksgiving!

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we are reminded that thanksgiving to God did not start as history books declare, but began as in the book of Isaiah reads: “On this mountain the LORD Almighty will prepare a feast of rich food for…

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By On November 19th, 2016

Shield Your Marriage

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Many pastors quit their calling early for many reasons. Barna reports that  “Most pastors (57%) and youth pastors (64%) admit they have struggled with porn, either currently or in the past.” Barna further said, ” 87% of pastors who use porn…

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By On November 11th, 2016

Surrender Your Darkness To God

Each and every one of us has things to work out. Scripture says in Philippians 2:12  “Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,…”  What Apostle  Paul  meant, in order to work…

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