Poem: Who Is Knocking At My Front Door?

Who's that knocking on my front door? So rapid. So hasty. Shaking the floor. I peeked through the window hole. To my surprise, there was no soul. I rubbed my eyes and looked twice. Ah man! Alcoholism--a hideous vice. Illusions. Nightmares. Pain and anxiety. Drinking the bottle doesn't make you free. It enslaves you to... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Hope in the Midst of Despair

Dark clouds of despair Thundering over my soul Does anyone care? The Lord God cares. He tells us to cast our burdens upon Him. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. If the Creator knows every grain of sand, how much more does He know your frustrations and sadness? Trust in the God... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Cast your Anxiety Upon the Lord

"Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken." -Psalm 55:22 Did you know that in the United States, approximately 40 million people suffer from anxiety? That's a little more than the population of California (39.56 million). Obviously, this mental illness is an epidemic in... Continue Reading →

Are Anti-Depressants the Answer for Depression?

Case Study: Let's say there is a 45 year old female named Sarah (Fictitious name). She told you she was terribly sad and has a lot of trouble keeping up with life. She came to you seeking biblical counseling. Sarah has several friends who received anti-depressants from their family doctor. The medicine seemed to help, but... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Greatest Fears of All Time

  Fear is a distressing emotion aroused by danger, evil, or pain. It can be triggered by emotional threats from the past, insignificant issues in life, or from imaginary threats, of which 60% will never come true. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 6.3 million Americans suffer from fear and anxiety. Here are the top 10  most reported fears: 10.... Continue Reading →

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