Monthly Archives: April 2012

Joy!!! Hope!!!

This is just brilliant! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSrAJsWvEIc&feature=related Don’t know how this fits with my blog topic – I’m sure I can find a link – what joy to come across this after a wet weekend. Susan Boyle’s first appearance on Britain’s Got Talent … Continue reading

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‘What if… ‘

Originally posted on bipolarmuse ♥:
Day 20: Something you wonder “What if…?” about. Doing “Mindfulness” based therapy has helped me to rid this little question from my brain…of which I am grateful. The “what ifs” in life can truly pummel you…

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alleviating anger reblog 400 days till 40

Originally posted on Fortuitous Forty!!!:
Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him. ~ Louis L’Amour Anger is an acid…

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emotinally unstable pd reblog qt bd

[I mentioned I’d trained in DBT to facilitate Emotional Coping Skills groups. DBT was developed by Marsha Linehan to help people with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder/Borderline Personality Disorder. I shall be writing more on DBT in future posts]

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Biblical Meditation 1

I encourage everyone to read the Bible. Just read it, like any book, from cover to cover, whole books and chapters at a time. Study the Bible. Read commentaries. Find out who wrote each book, when, in what circumstances, ask … Continue reading

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GOD LOVES GAYS 2 – a Revision – a Revolution even

What a difference a day makes! After my previous post, (https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/105/ ) I was sent a link to a video by Matthew Vines which totally revised, revolutionised even, my thinking. I had accepted the traditional interpretation of certain passages in the Bible … Continue reading

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How Writing Changed My Life

How Writing Changed My Life. this is a wonderful blog about the therapeutic use of writing – and much more. by Jeremy Statton, the same author as Grace is

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Grace Is

Grace Is. This a wonderful little free ebook – sums up so much of what I want to share with you all – the wonderful God of the 2nd chance, 3rd, 4th… who’s waiting for you with open arms. – … Continue reading

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GOD LOVES GAYS

I HAD THOUGHT OF DELETING THIS POST IN VIEW OF GLG2 [https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/04/26/god-loves-gays-2-a-revision-a-revolution-even/ ], BUT NOW PLAN TO ANNOTATE IT AS A LOT STILL RELEVANT TO THE GAY DEBATE – I’ve struck through the bits that no longer apply. I’VE POSTED ‘GOD LOVES … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – a key skill for coping with emotions

Mindfulness is a skill which can help reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and anger. It also has physical benefits; helping to lower blood pressure and cope with pain. Mindfulness is choosing to focus on the present moment. It helps train our … Continue reading

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