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By On October 3rd, 2016

Hope in the Midst of Chaos

Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” Many cities at large have been experiencing a recent trend of an increase of violence that has caused the loss of loved ones. There is a trend in a few states where the actions of some individuals seem  intent on creating more…

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By On September 11th, 2016

Pursue Peace Through Forgiveness

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Life is hard. We hear that all time. We are sometimes hurt by relational injuries to the point where we hold unforgiveness in our heart for a long time. As a result of holding onto resentment, physical sickness can develop. Some…

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By On August 27th, 2016

Spiritual Care in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital As a chaplain member of the Disaster Spiritual Care team, I know that many folks are unaware of the mental health services available. Environmental stress, like in the most recent disaster in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has affected the lives of many.…

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By On February 27th, 2016

You can be rejected but not ruined!

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Many of us have gone through periods in our lives when we have felt rejected.  When you experience rejection, you might try to overcompensate in an attempt to be accepted. This is because we have not learned to overcome rejection. Rejection…

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By On February 6th, 2016

Jesus’ Teachings on Anger

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Jesus understood anger. Jesus was criticized, bullied, and mistreated. He taught us how to deal with our anger, especially when we have relationship conflicts. In Matthew, Jesus tells us, “anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment.…

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By On January 30th, 2016

Spiritual Care Approaches in Death and Dying

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Recently, I took a course in Spiritual Care delivery services in death and dying through the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Chaplaincy program. I took this course for personal growth as I’ve had too many loved ones die of terminal illness.…

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By On August 29th, 2015

The Spirit of Violence

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital We have had several incidents of violence in Oklahoma, and, more broadly, in our country recently.  Of course, there is no simple cause, but rather a combination of factors leading to what seems to be an increase in violent incidents.  Can…

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By On May 23rd, 2015

The Fruit of Patience

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital There are nine (9) defined fruits of the spirit that Galatians teaches us, and today we are going to be talking about the fruit of patience. (Galatians 5:22) The Fruit of the Patience is to exercise Joy, Love and Peace in…

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By On September 26th, 2014

Domestic Violence: The Lord Hears Your Cries

Rev. Lydia D’Ross is the Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain for Brookhaven Hospital and a licensed and ordained minister. Historically, the church has had difficulty addressing domestic violence or sexual abuse issues within the walls of the church.  If a woman indicates her husband is mistreating or abusing her, an untrained pastor might tell her that…

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