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Becoming One

What does it mean to “become one?” Genesis 2:20b-25 But for Adam no suitable helper was found. So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Brain

Do you take good care of your mind? Are your thoughts making your sick? There are a number of reasons we have negative thought patterns. Some have habitual thoughts so deeply ingrained they are unaware of the destructive self talk. … Continue reading

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It’s NOT all about me!

How do you make your partner feel? We are typically eager to declare how our partners make us feel, but do you ever think about how you make him/her feel? Consider today ways you can encourage, inspire, support, or show … Continue reading

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Suffering and Tragedy

The image of parents and siblings standing outside an elementary school destroyed by a tornado, wondering if the children will be rescued alive–struck me deeply last night. It is so very hard to really look at tragedy. Growing up reading … Continue reading

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Tip Sheet for Preparing for Marriage

Keeping Marriage Strong is a guide for couples preparing for marriage. Married couples will find helpful tips here as well. Keeping Marriage Strong Open Communication Daily attention to relationship and sharing of personal stressors Discuss dreams and learn how to … Continue reading

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Tip Sheet for Relationships

Communication is often less about what is said and more about what is believed. Consider the following ideas to give more meaning and purpose to your thoughts and actions in your relationship. Your Partner is Your Ministry Psalm 19:14 (NIV) … Continue reading

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Tip Sheet for Emotional Regulation

Distract NOT Destruct 1. Pleasurable activity that you are not going to regret 2. Focus on someone else’s needs 3. Spend time reconnecting with God 4. Get outside 5. Exercise Other Feeling 1. What else could you be or are … Continue reading

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Counseling Center for Living Well, PLLC

Counseling Center for Living Well and the office of Christina L Russell, LPC, NCC provides a Professional and Biblically Based Counseling services for individuals, couples and families desiring to discover the hidden treasure of true relationships and of living well

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Decisions

But he (God) said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Cor 12:9 Life is full of choices that often aren’t as clear as right and wrong. How do people … Continue reading

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