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Processes of Forgiveness

Written by Meaghan Heighway, LMHC-P “Study the past if you would define the future.” (Confucius) Forgiveness is a huge concept, which people have struggled with throughout history. Particularly if you practice the tenets of Christ, there is a certain expectation that you will be more forgiving, because it’s the ‘Christian thing to do.’ Unfortunately, it’s […]

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Mental Health Triage

God never intended for us to “do life” alone or isolated, rather, He intended for us to live in Christian community. Christian community moves us beyond the self-interested isolation of private lives and challenges us to go beyond superficial social contacts that we let pass for “Christian fellowship”. The Biblical ideal of community provides us […]

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What We Dream of…

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ~ Epicurus. We all have moments that we wish lasted forever – maybe it was the first time your newborn was placed in your arms; the second you […]

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Beautify Our Inner Dialogue

Written by Meaghan Heighway, LMHC-P “Beautify your inner dialogue.” (Amit Ray) Everybody talks to themselves, sometimes. (The funny part is when we talk to ourselves out loud, in public, before we recall we’re not alone!) Talking to ourselves is a normal part of living – it’s how we process what’s going on around us. But […]

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Get Started

Written by Meaghan Heighway, LMHC-P “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” (Mark Twain) Life can be overwhelming sometimes, can’t it? So many demands, pulling us in so many different directions… and yet, time just keeps flowing forward. Particularly when we feel buried under a perpetual to-do list and expectations (from our family, job, […]

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Unwrapping the Gift of Anger

Written by Meaghan Heighway, LMHC-P “Anybody can become angry, that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way, that is … not easy.” (Aristotle) In our previous post on the topic of anger, […]

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The Gift of Using Anger

Written by Meaghan Heighway, LMHC-P “Usually, when people are sad they don’t do anything. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” (Malcolm X) Anger. This little word can have such a huge meaning in our lives, and even then it is often misunderstood. Depending on what we learned about emotions growing up, […]

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