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By On January 22nd, 2015

Negative Fruits have Roots: The Importance of Forgiveness

 Written by: Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain and ordained minister Forgiveness is the decision to release someone from the obligation that resulted what they injured you.  This is, like many worthwhile endeavors in life, easier said than done.  Refusing to forgive oneself or someone else is often what keeps us in a stuck place…

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By On October 30th, 2014

From Point A to Point B: Healing and Maturity of Soul

Written by: Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain and ordained minister Do you ever plan something, and wonder how to get from point A to point B?  Sometimes it takes a bit of research, planning, or talking to someone about it. We all need healing and maturity of soul.  As we begin to learn to…

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By On September 25th, 2014

RENEWAL Devotional: Communication Breakdown

Written by: Rev. Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain, licensed and ordained minister I’d like for you to ask yourself a question: “am I harsh or critical toward my spouse?” Or, instead, are you speaking words of encouragement, life and love? God cares about how we talk to each other. I Peter 3:8-10 says: “Finally, be…

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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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By On July 6th, 2012

A Short Story to Ponder on Alcohol Dependence (AD)

There was 45 year old Christian house wife whom is married to a successful lawyer, and every afternoon she would make herself an alcoholic beverage; on many evenings, she has passed out on the couch by the time her husband arrives from work. This house wife lost her driver’s license a year ago after being…

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