Important reforms for the pastoral care of Catholics suffering from divorce and remarriage. Without compromising the sacred nature of the marriage contract but also treating people humanely as well as the children is a critical issue facing the church.
A short article about faith and God over material and financial distress. We need to find counsel and hope that God will open the doors he intends for us. Easier said then done when bills come, but if we place our hope and talents in God, he will direct them. Sometimes its just a matter of patience and God’s will before our own. Maybe even less luxurious lifestyles that ultimately may be hurting our soul
A short article about understanding our vocational call in life and how we are cultivating it. This article asks some questions so be prepared to answer honestly and see if you are moving in the right direction
One cannot serve two masters. Many wish casual sex had no effect on our spirituality or role as a Christian but the truth is such ideas are impossible. While there are those who fail but seek forgiveness there are those who would like to have the ability to be Christian and sexual with no opposition. This is wrong and not compatible with Christ. As Christians we must fight our urges, and when we fall seek forgiveness, but we can never dare say it is OK to be lustful and still think it is an acceptable life compatible with Christ. It is not.
A good article that looks beyond the secular day of St Patty but instead focusing on the spirituality of the saint. Especially his philosophy on overcoming hardships in our spiritual life and how God tests our worth in such times of hardship
Good article about when and how to give your teens the freedom they need but in a controlled and safe way. This is a tough time and it takes skilled parenting to manuever. This article looks at some good ways and bad ways in dealing with one’s teen
A good article about how fathers can be strong in this age. Even though this age has poor examples across the board for fatherhood, there cans till be singularly good fathers here and there who can raise their children to be good Christians and citizens.
The article, “Giving Thanks to God: Losing a National Tradition”, by Michael Craven states
“As we, once again, approach this national day of “thanksgiving” I thought it necessary to reflect upon our nation’s long history of acknowledging and giving thanks to the Almighty God.”
American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight:
A good article about the need to be thankful to God from two of our greatest presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. In times of stress and grief, these men would issue how as a nation we should be thankful and pray to God to continue to bless our nation.
Today, people are becoming more secular and forgetting the purpose of Thanksgiving and turning into a shopping day. It is important to avoid secularism and the wanting more culture and embrace thankfullness and to remember others during this Holiday Season
Certified Christian Counselors can remind people of their need to be thankful during visits for even the smallest things. Whether life is rough or not, we all have something to be thankful to God for. Certified Christian Counselors have an excellent opportunity to incorporate thanks into their sessions with clients.
If you are interested in learning more about Christian Counseling or would like to find out where you can take online Christian Counseling courses, then please review the blog and site. The program consist of seven core courses. After completion of these core courses, qualified professionals are eligible for certification.
Once a certified Christian Counselor. one needs to renew every three years. They also much practice five hundred hours of service and fifty hours of continuing education.