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Alive and Well in Christ Jesus?

“God of the living” Luke 20:36-38 I had an incident as a child that perhaps you also may have experienced in one form or another. I accidentally dropped an old-fashioned thermometer and the mercury beaded out on to the floor. … Continue reading

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Caring as Jesus cares

“Is it Lawful to Heal on the Sabbath?” A Devotion from  Luke 14:1-6 (esv). On a particular Sabbath, the day of rest for the Jews, we see the Master as a master teacher of hearts. As Jesus was being watched … Continue reading

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Coviding Days are Healing Days

How have you experienced the days of sheltering during the Covid19 pandemic? If you are like me, you had an initial but temporary “perplexing” on a daily basis while our “stay at home” orders took place across your locality and … Continue reading

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Being a Good Steward, it’s essential. God’s Kingdom is Priority

Living as God’s Steward, are you doing that? How is it that all that I am and all that I have belongs to God? Two particular verses come to mind when I think of how God has taken both my husband … Continue reading

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What is Biblical Counseling in Deep Waters?

My Deep Waters Ministry (DWM) is a biblical counseling ministry that has 3 branches: Biblical Counseling, Christian Education & Discipleship Resources, and Missional work to the Homeless. If my personal ministry of counseling, advising or teaching or if a partner’s … Continue reading

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“Draw Near to Me and I will Draw Near to You.”

Cinda Marturano, January 27, 2007—-Westminster Theological Seminary, Counseling in the Local Church class; My first thought of the day is connected to my heart; “Lord, I’m being drawn by you to encounter you today and be close to you through … Continue reading

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Psalms, the Gift that Gives to Your Heart

The Psalms are the Gift that keeps on Giving for the Sufferer of Anxiety and Distress, but How? In relationships with the faithful: Last week when I met up with a fellow Biblical Counselor turned Chaplain in Washington DC we … Continue reading

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Eugene Peterson’s “Tell it Slant”-How not to be a Pharisee

In his book “Tell It Slant”, Eugene Peterson brings concepts from parables and prayers of Jesus to consider for counseling, personal living through heart-transformation, and for our progressive sanctification. Peterson uniquely speaks to the heart that is open to change … Continue reading

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Reflections of Light

I was babysitting my youngest brother in 1974 by taking him for a walk in the neighborhood, holding his hand. We saw a glimmering light on the ground and approached it. “What is it?” 2-year-old John asked. “It’s a piece of … Continue reading

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Be Mindful of the LORD in your life, He is there.

Mindfulness Meditation in the Light of Scriptural Thinking: Biblically speaking, we know that grace and peace have been multiplied to us in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, seeing that His divine power has granted to us … Continue reading

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