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Anxiety: How Can I Cope?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW You know the feeling—the same thoughts keep spinning around and around in your mind. You feel like a frenzied juggler. Your worries, problems, and fears…

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Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Do you repeatedly check your door to make sure it’s really locked? Do you worry about germs and contamination even though you mop and wipe…

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Asperger Syndrome How Can You Help

What You Need To Know Max struggles to connect with others. He talks at people rather than with them. He has an obsessive interest in the weather and talks constantly…

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Rape Recovery

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Rape is an invasive event of traumatic evil. You were victimized, and now you are suffering. Before we talk about anything else, you need to…

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Bipolar Disorder Mood Swings Mania and Manic-Depression

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW We all have mood swings. Sometimes on rainy days we may feel gloomy, and on bright cloudless mornings we often wake up with energy and…

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What Does it Take to Change?

How does God grow and change us while we live here on earth? What has Christ given to help me with that tough conversation with my spouse last Tuesday night?…

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Can People Really Change

Can people really change—not just on the surface, but deep down? Paul Tripp: Not only can people change, they do. Jesus came so that human beings who were stuck would…

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Counterfeit Hopes Five Myths About Change

We live in a culture of false promises—a world that promises us we can avoid chaos, live in freedom, and keep our own agenda and pride intact. When you are…

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Depression: God Is Not Silent When We Suffer

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Never has so much been crammed into one word. Depression feels terrifying. Your world is dark, heavy, and painful. Physical pain, you think, would be…

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Feeling Lost in the Middle of Your Life

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW When we are young, we think like an astronaut; we are always looking up and out. With the majority of life before us, we act…

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Grief Finding Hope in the Darkness

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Nothing is more shocking, emotional, or final than the death of a loved one. Facing the death of someone you love—a child, a spouse, a…

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Help for Addicts

When your allegiance is to something other than God, you will simultaneously feel both in control and out of control.

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Help for the Caregiver

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW George is not the same man he used to be. A year ago he had a stroke that partially paralyzed him. Not only did the…

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Help for the Suicidal

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Are you having suicidal thoughts and feelings? Perhaps you are convinced that life is not worth living. You feel like your world is collapsing in…

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Help for Those Grieving a Suicide

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Someone you know has committed suicide. And now you are facing a very hard, dark reality. You feel rocked, hurt, betrayed, and confused. You are…

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How Do I Deal with My Guilt

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Do you ever feel guilty? Guilt feels terrible. What you did keeps playing and replaying in your mind, and you are filled with regret and…

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Living With an Angry Abusive or Violent Spouse

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW It shouldn’t happen. You married someone you trusted, and you gave yourself to that person. How could it be that the person you once trusted with…

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Living with Debilitating Fatigue

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW After my heart surgery, I told my wife, “I feel like someone who took his car in for repairs. The car I got back turned…

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Dealing With Your Anger

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW What makes you angry? Are they small things, like traffic jams, lines at the grocery store, not being able to find a shoe, a waiter’s mistake,…

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