Deuteronomy 6:9 And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates - - so that your children will remember!!
Jeremiah 30:2 Thus the LORD God of Israel, says, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Counseling - Tell Me a Story
True Stories Make me Happy !!
Tell me a Story has a
new format. I will be telling one of my
true stories here.
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I'm Listening !!
I heard the frantic cry of my
husband, “Hazel, Please come in here quick,” was his plea.
We were assisting a small
church in their Christian Educational department, but my husband was often
asked to perform other duties.
On this day, a distressed
woman had asked for counsel as she was having a problem coping with her
distraught husband.The gentleman had
recently suffered the loss of one of his arms, and feeling that he was less of
a man, he ending up by pushing her away.
Arriving to answer my
husband’s call of concern, I entered the office to find the woman dressed
provocatively in mini shorts, a deep cut blouse and heavy make up.
One important thing they
teach you in any BibleSchool is to protect
yourself against gossip or suspicion that could end in slander.Here was a typical example in full view.
Ministers should be careful
if at all possible not to council the opposite sex with the door shut, and if
available to invite their mate, or another person to sit in on the session.
Sobbing, the woman poured out
her story, and it was extremely evident that she did not actually want
direction and guidance.She was
searching for someone to agree with her and comfort her in her decision to
leave her husband.
A few months later, we saw
her again, and this time she informed us that she was happily engaged to be
married to a fine gentleman.We offered
our congratulations.What else could we
I am reminded of the wedding
vows, so easily forgotten by some, in times of illness, accidents, or even when
angry, “Forsaking all others; until death do us part.”
Many times, the grass on the
other side of the fence that appears so inviting will soon surprise you,
because it has been sprayed with weed killer, and will quickly wither and dry
Not all exchanges are for the
Only one is; The great
exchange.This is when you give Jesus
your old life and you receive HIS everlasting life to live inside your heart.
When it comes to counseling,
for myself, I have discovered long ago, that a little talk with your best
friend, Jesus is safe, and He does not pass on to others, what you have shared