Author Archives: Linda

About Linda

Wifing, Singing, Studying, Counseling M.A. in Biblical Counseling Certified by Association of Certified Biblical Counselors

Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders

When I was teaching my children history we went beyond history textbooks to read some original writings of America’s founders. One observation that took me by surprise was the vagueness of their references to Jesus, God, and Christian faith. I … Continue reading

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When You Know Someone Whose Child is in Residential Treatment

The idea of residential treatment for a child’s emotional-behavioral problems carries the connotation of trouble, behavior out of control, intense conflicts between parent and child, failed efforts to overcome a serious problem, a prodigal child. If you know someone who … Continue reading

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Did God Speak to Me? A Personal Experience

I thought I was done writing this series on hearing from God in the heart. Then an experience crashed into my worldview. I was standing at a table in the classroom on a Tuesday morning organizing my materials for Bible … Continue reading

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When You Send Your Child to Residential Treatment

Handing the care and nurture of your child over to a residential facility is not easy. When the reason for placement is because the child has become too difficult for you to parent, more factors come into play. Depending on … Continue reading

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Experience Intimacy with God

Ancient or modern, God’s children have always wanted intimacy with Him. Rightly so. Man was made for close knowledge and familiarity with God. God walked with Adam in the Garden (Gen. 3). Intimacy is all over the psalms. “I love … Continue reading

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Before You Choose Residential Treatment for Your Child

Sending a child to residential treatment is not something parents take lightly. They love their children and want them in the home. But some who have obstinately obstreperous children sometimes perceive they have no option left but a residential program. … Continue reading

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