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“It’s Not About You”

When you counsel, advise and serve others, remember that it is God’s work through you. I am so thankful to my Lord Jesus for teaching me lessons of humility as it relates to being insulted and slandered while serving in … Continue reading

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Straighten Me Out!

Balance, Alignment and Peace in Total Health It was May of 2016 and I stepped out of the end of a pilates class with a great group of people. I thought about my balance from a year before when I … Continue reading

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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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