Category Archives: Spirituality

Intent Practice: The Sanctity of Support

Plan twenty minutes — perhaps during a walk, after yoga or meditation, or even when sitting quietly in your home with a cup of tea. • Think about people in your life who could use your support: loved ones, your … Continue reading

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Seeking surrender

Give voice to your desire to let go of something. In your journal, write the following sentence: “I want to let go of …” You may have a specific situation, feeling or recurring thought that is calling to be released. … Continue reading

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“What is the spiritual gift of discerning spirits?”

The gift of discerning spirits, or “distinguishing” spirits, is one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit described in Like all these gifts, the gift of discerning spirits is given by the Holy Spirit, who disperses these gifts to believers … Continue reading

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Spirituality VS Mental disorders: God doesn’t hate Medication

I grew up in a family that had high expectations of me, and I have personally struggled with anxiety. For several years, I thought that my anxiety was a normal part of life. I didn’t realize that I should not … Continue reading

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A Higher Power for Those Who Don’t Believe in a Higher Power

This article is not directed toward individuals who do not find themselves struggling to embrace a Higher Power of their understanding while working toward recovery. It is directed at those who may want to embrace something, yet cannot identify with … Continue reading

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The role of faith, spirituality & religion

Spirituality and religion were important to many of the people we interviewed. We spoke to people of different faiths, including Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, and Jewish, as well as people who did not see themselves as being any particular religion. … Continue reading

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Compassion, the Spiritual Catalyst

No, the most powerful emotion is not fear. It’s not anger either. I’m going to tell you what it is, and I’m going to tell you that it’s an attribute of love. You might say, “Oh, that’s very, very nice, … Continue reading

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Statement of Faith

Section 1: The Bible We believe the Bible, comprised of the Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God (Matthew 5:18; 2 Timothy 3:16-17). In faith we hold the Bible to be inerrant in … Continue reading

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Question: “What is the spiritual gift of mercy?”

Answer: In Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, one of the Beatitudes is “Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy” (Matthew 5:7). Mercy is what we express when we are led by God to be compassionate in our attitudes, … Continue reading

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Question: “How do I identify my spiritual gift?”

Answer: There is no magic formula or definitive test that can tell us exactly what our spiritual gifts are. The Holy Spirit distributes the gifts as He determines (1 Corinthians 12:7-11). A common problem for Christians is the temptation to … Continue reading

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