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By On August 24th, 2017

The Spirituality of Violence

Author: Lydia D’Ross, Brookhaven Hospital, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain This past week weekend, the horrible tragedy involving officers killed in the line of duty could have been avoided. Hatred has escalated in United States against racism to a new level, and only one person can control that hatred. You!! God says in his word, that…

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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 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 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 March 1st, 2013

Should You Strive For Reconciliation?

Throughout life numerous relationships are broken or breached. Trust is hurt, sometimes because of a perceived wrong, other times because of a real offense. No matter the reason, or who was wrong, we experience breaks with friends, family, acquaintances, and members of the same beliefs. When this happens, it is common to seek reconciliation. Broken or damaged relationships hurt…

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