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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 November 10th, 2016

RENEWAL Devotional: Don’t Be Void of Joy

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Read the Scripture: “Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.” (Nehemiah 8:10). Joy comes when we are truly connected with God, our Heavenly Father. It can be difficult when we lose someone to regain our peace…

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By On October 18th, 2016

The Source of Violence and How Christians Should Respond

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital In the book of Genesis, the first blood shed or violence on the human race was recorded.  Most of us are familiar with the story, Cain murders Abel, for a reason that comes right from the heart–it was jealousy.  It was…

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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 26th, 2016

RENEWAL Devotional: I AM the Door

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital In the book of Exodus, God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” God is the I AM of your need. There are 365 names of God and they all point to the great I AM. God said to Moses…

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By On August 12th, 2016

RENEWAL Devotional: Home Sweet Home

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Many of us dream of having a home with a white picket fence, a dog or cat, or both. and maybe children playing in the back yard on their swing set.  If you’ve dreamed of your fantasy house, did you think…

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By On May 20th, 2016

RENEWAL Devotional: Spiritual Wilderness Mentality

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital Do you ever feel stuck in life? We may feel that way when we just can’t seem to get past our struggles, and it seems like we are going around circles.  This could be the result of loss, feeling helpless or…

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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 December 11th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: You are an Instrument of Peace

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital Have you ever noticed that when you talk to strangers, some just have a way of talking to you like they have known you forever.  This can be such a blessing when we encounter these types of people during our day.…

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By On June 26th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: Caught in the Storm

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort…

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