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Identifying Lies And Renewing the Mind

Identifying Lies And Renewing the Mind

Do You Have to Identify the Lie in Order to Renew Your Mind? In my book, From the Cliff to the Cure, I explain that the Lord cured me of mental illness by renewing my mind.  I explain that I believed lies about my past, myself, and the world around me.  I...

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Running Redeemed – Victory in Christ

Running Redeemed – Victory in Christ

Running redeemed! As I posted previously, I committed to running the Smoky Mountain Relay.  You can check out my previous blog here.  I have exciting news to share about my victory in Christ. As you may have read earlier, getting back into running had its...

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Faith in Action – 5 Tips

Faith in Action – 5 Tips

Help with Faith in Action For many, identifying the lies that a person with mental illness believes is the first step to the cure.  The next step is faith in action.  Taking action in order to overcome those lies can be difficult and intimidating, but it is...

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Mental Illness – Is it a Spiritual Problem?

Mental Illness – Is it a Spiritual Problem?

I have read numerous articles written by people with mental illness claiming that Christians cannot help them.  They claim that Christians say that the problem is spiritual and the cure is to have more faith and pray harder.  As a Christian who has...

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How To Change Your Thought Life

How To Change Your Thought Life

We are not prisoners to our thoughts.  We can choose what we think.  Those were challenging words when I first received them.  In the past, I would to stew on bad thoughts over and over again.  My thought life could keep me angry, immobile, or...

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Running Redeemed

Running Redeemed

I have seen how God has intentionally given me a “second chance” in many areas of my life.  He gives me a new redemptive-style chance where I can do things his way instead of according to the ways of my former life.     For instance, this was true...

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Is Jesus the Center?

Is Jesus the Center?

Depression Bipolar Alliance - When I was running the wrong race. Today I was reflecting back at the time when I was an advocate for psychology.  A few months ago, I bookmarked a blog I wrote for NAMI in February 2010.  I went back and thoroughly read it...

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Biblically Transform Your Mind

Biblically Transform Your Mind

Is it Easy to Biblically Transform Your Mind with a History of “Mental Illness?” The Bible commands us to transform our minds in the book of Romans.  It reads, “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may...

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My Experience with a Christian Psychologist

My Experience with a Christian Psychologist

I remember my own experience with a Christian Psychologists many years back . . . I was desperate for help.  I decided to search psychologytoday.com for a Christian psychologist.  I wondered if Christians had a different viewpoint or someway that they could...

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