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Christian Counseling Program Article on Spiritual Desolation

Christian Counseling Program Article on Spiritual Desolation

In our Christian faith, it is not uncommon to go through dry spiritual phases of our life.  In these phases we experience doubt, lack of spiritual fire and enthusiasm, as well as in some cases, spiritual neglect.   We refer to these times as periods of desolation. The desert fathers, St Teresa of Avila, as well as St Ignatius Loyola, all refer to these periods of times where the heart does not feel the response of the divine and feels, as Christ did on the cross, all but forsaken.  We also see it in the story of Job, where Job appears

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Christian Counseling Training Program Article on Male Spiritual Maturity

Christian Counseling Training Program Article on Male Spiritual Maturity

Good article about how Christian men can spiritually mature Please also review our Christian Counseling training program The article, “5 Ways Christian Men Can Start Maturing Spiritually Today” by Patrick Mabilog states Spiritual growth is to be one of every Christian man’s top priority. When we make it a point to grow in the spirit, we also make it a point to grow in every aspect. That’s because our spiritual status affects every other area of our life – whether it be physiological, mental, emotional, economical or relational. The Bible makes it clear how truly important it is that we

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Christian Counseling Training Article on Jesuit Spirituality

Christian Counseling Training Article on Jesuit Spirituality

Ignation Spirituality is an excellent meditative and spiritual way to communicate with God and understand his will and design for you This article looks at how Ignation Spirituality is spreading beyond the Jesuits who teach it Please also review our Christian Counseling Training to learn more The article, “Jesuits aren’t the only ones teaching Ignatian spirituality”, by Lou Baldwin states   By Lou Baldwin • Posted April 18, 2017 “When one thinks of Ignatian spirituality, it is only natural that one connects it to the Jesuits – the Society of Jesus. After all, St. Ignatius of Loyola founded the Jesuits,

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Christian Counseling Program Article on Christian Marriage and Listening

Christian Counseling Program Article on Christian Marriage and Listening

Listening is key to any relationship.  A healthy marriage requires spiritual listening from God and our spouse Please also review our Christian Counseling Program The article, “The one spiritual practice that will boost our marriage today” by Patrick Malibog states “Let’s be honest with ourselves. How many times have we heard our spouse say the words, “You’re not listening to me,” “You don’t understand me,” or “If you listened to me more, we wouldn’t be having this problem.” Early on in my marriage, I have to admit that I experienced this communication problem a lot. No matter how convinced I

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Christian Counseling Program Article on Lenten Preparation

Christian Counseling Program Article on Lenten Preparation

A good plan is important during your Lenten journey.  There are many ways to properly observe Lent.  The article below discusses how we can properly prepare and carry out our Lenten journey Please also review our Christian Counseling Program The article, 5 Ways to Observe Lent this Year, by Teresa Blythe states, “Many Christians observe the season of Lent with 40 days of a spiritual practice of their choosing. Lent is traditionally the fast of 40 days before Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday, and it helps us clear out space in our lives for a deeper relationship with God. It’s

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Christian Spiritual Counseling Program Article on Miscarriage

Christian Spiritual Counseling Program Article on Miscarriage

The loss of a child in the womb is very painful.  Miscarriages are a pain many families face.  This article looks at burial and other aspects Please also review the Christian Spiritual Counseling program to learn more The article, “I had a miscarriage. Fetal burial rules would only amplify my grief” by Barbara Kingsolver The article states, “My son would be turning 20 this month. He was due on December 15, 1996. But in June of 1996, when I was entering the second week of my second trimester, I had a miscarriage — in medical terms, a spontaneous abortion —

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Christian Counseling Program and Advent Article

Christian Counseling Program and Advent Article

Good article for Christian Counselors and those seeking a more spiritual Advent in preparation of Christmas.  Please also review our Christian Counseling program The article, “Advent is an invitation to grow deeper in trust”, by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby The article states, “Today Christian believers throughout the world observe the second Sunday of the season of Advent. It’s a powerful time of anticipation that’s filled with multiple spiritual opportunities. In particular, as Christians reassess and reorient their lives to the Lord, they are invited to grow deeper in their life of prayer. The interior life is not an easy task. It’s

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Christian Counseling Certification Article on Poor In Spirit

Christian Counseling Certification Article on Poor In Spirit

Christians can be pour in spirit.  Through lack of virtue cultivation and prayer, a Christian with all the sacraments at his or her disposal can still lack in the spirituality.  If you would like to learn more, then please review the article.  In the meantime, please review our Christian Counseling Certification   The article, “How We Can Be Poor In Spirit?” by Patrick Mabilog states “In the famous Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave the beatitudes—the descriptions of the blessed life that we could all have when built on the right attitude and principles. One of the things Jesus shared

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Christian Counseling Program Article on Spiritual Mistakes

Christian Counseling Program Article on Spiritual Mistakes

Good article about avoiding certain things that can weaken our relationship and spiritual energy for God.  If you would like to learn more then please review the article and also review our blog.  Also if qualified, consider becoming certified in our christian counseling program The article, “5 Spiritual Mistakes That Are Sure To Extinguish Your Passion For God” by Patrick Mabilog, states “Passion is highly decisive in our pursuit of something or someone. When we lose passion, we quickly lose interest and focus; ultimately we forget why we do what we do. Passion for work, relationships, family and ministry is

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Christian Counseling Training Article on Living Christian Life

Christian Counseling Training Article on Living Christian Life

Our fallen nature makes it hard for us to change.  Living a Christian life is a gradual change over time.  For this reason God is patient.  The article below covers this and is good also for Christian Counseling training for those who wish to help others   Rick Warren: God Understands You Can’t Change Overnight “When God makes spiritual changes in one’s life they often occur gradually, not instantly, says Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren. “The Holy Spirit will make changes in your life far beyond anything you thought possible, but they’re not going to happen overnight,” says Warren in a