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Shame and Self-Contempt: Embracing God’s View of Me Instead of the Lies

Shame is an insidious liar, hiding in memories and early foundational messages sent to us by our enemy even as children. Shame whispers to us that we are a mistake, without value, marred and damaged property. This message can derail us from reaching our fullest potential and from walking in true freedom. God’s intent for …

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Expressing Feelings and Emotions Appropriately

When we are born, we are “hard-wired” for basic emotions. These emotions include anger, disgust, fear, joy, sadness, and surprise. Adults learn to control these hard-wired emotions throughout life. However, children need help in learning to regulate these emotions, beginning in infancy.  You help by comforting your child when he/she is feeling overwhelmed by feelings.  …

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Discipline: Connecting with Your Child During Correction

Your responsibility as a parent is to discipline your child.  It proves that you love and delight in him/her.  This is the example set by our Heavenly Father when we are His children.  He disciplines us because He loves us. My child, don’t reject the LORD’s discipline, and don’t be upset when he corrects you. For the …

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