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Common Concerns on Using Online Counseling Telehealth

Common Concerns on Using Online Counseling Telehealth

The advent and progress of Covid-19 has brought with it a dramatic shift toward Telehealth services throughout the medical industry, just as online internet usage has changed drastically throughout many other industries.  This change is particularly challenging in therapy because so much of the work takes place as a consequence of the relationship between the therapist and client.

It’s Time to Enlist!

It’s Time to Enlist!

Being a true child of Mary means that you need to be consecrated to her Immaculate Heart. By that act of your will you become warriors in her army that will win against the offspring of the serpent.

Overcome Your Fears During Stressful Times

Overcome Your Fears During Stressful Times

We live in an unpredictable world.  As Christians, we are not immune to feelings of anxiety from facing a health crisis such as the Coronavirus outbreak or other life-changing events as the death of a spouse or other loved one, workplace complications, financial problems, etc….  However, the phrase “fear not” is used over 80 times in the Scriptures because fear decreases our hope when we face difficult trials.  

Are You Suffering from Internalized Anger?

Are You Suffering from Internalized Anger?

Angry feelings and aggressive behavior do not necessarily indicate a problem with anger.  Anger is a normal and healthy emotion of an instinctive signal that something may be wrong to incite us to act quickly in negative situations.  Healthy anger usually causes effective change.

I Was a Pathetic Teenager

I Was a Pathetic Teenager

I have many fond memories of my teen years.  But as much as I don’t enjoy getting older, I wouldn’t want to go back to those years for anything.  Or, let me rephrase that…I wouldn’t want to go back to who  I was in those years.  In plain English, I was pathetic…as were most of my friends.  

Shepherd Me, Oh Lord!

Shepherd Me, Oh Lord!

In the Gospel of John, Our Lord describes Himself as the Good Shepherd who is willing to lay down His life for His sheep.  I was contemplating on this passage because of one of the hymns we were singing at Mass.