BALANCE OR CONTRADITIONS – WHICH DOES THE BIBLE POINT TO?

BALANCE OR CONTRADITIONS – WHICH DOES THE BIBLE POINT TO? By Natalie Varrone, LPCC-S The Bible can be a confusing book. It is complex, has many layers of meaning, and is very interconnected. There are places in the Bible that seem to contradict itself. Have you ever had these thoughts when reading? I believe [...]

A Christmas Message of Hope

A Christmas Message of Hope The eyes of the audience were fixed on Jesus as he walked up to the podium in the Jewish Synagogue on Shabbat and read from the scroll of the prophet Isaiah. “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent Me to [...]

PRAYER

PRAYER Sweet hour of prayer! sweet hour of prayer! That calls me from a world of care, And bids me at my Father’s throne Make all my wants and wishes known. In seasons of distress and grief, My soul has often found relief, And oft escaped the tempter’s snare, By thy return, sweet hour [...]

WHILE YOU WAIT

WHILE YOU WAIT Hurricane Ian just passed through Florida. We were told it was coming right here towards us in the Tampa Bay area. Preparations for this storm began Monday as schools were canceled, and houses and businesses boarded up. Many people evacuated or left town. Then the waiting began. I have been working [...]

2024-02-02T15:47:43-05:00October 5th, 2022|Articles, Network of Christian Counselors|

Letting Go and Trusting God

Letting Go and Trusting God Yesterday, May 29th, would have been my younger brother's 51st birthday. He died September 12th, 2020, at the age of 49. There are so many memories and good things to remember, and I miss him so much! Our parents, his wife, and their children, and all who knew him mourn [...]

WORRIER OR WARRIOR

WORRIER OR WARRIOR We have a choice everyday as to how we are going to handle the difficult things in our lives. It's easy to worry about our problems. Some people even claim that worry runs in their family, but God doesn't want us to worry. “Therefore, I say to you, do not worry [...]

LESSONS FROM A MISSION TRIP

LESSONS FROM A MISSION TRIP For the second year in a row, I had the opportunity to go with our youth group on a mission trip to Atlanta to serve with Frontline Response (formerly known as the Atlanta Dreamcenter). This is a ministry that is on the front lines serving the homeless and trying [...]

Wars and Rumors of Wars: Finding Peace in the Midst of Turbulence

Wars and Rumors of Wars: Finding Peace in the Midst of Turbulence By Dr. Pamela Paul, NCC, LMHC, DSc It’s frightening to turn on the news or check in with social media and learn of the national and global chaos that is taking place in our world today. Who would have thought that in [...]

2024-02-02T15:47:43-05:00March 14th, 2022|Articles, Network of Christian Counselors|

BOLD LOVE

BOLD LOVE Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. 1 Cor. 13: 4-6 Paul's [...]

BE RESTORED IN 2022

As we prepare to enter this New Year of 2022, I am asking God for wisdom in all areas of my life. I am deliberately carving out time to listen for Him to guide me. I am coming to Him with my burdens and cares and asking Him to give me rest. The 23 Psalm [...]

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