Mental Health Mondays - July 6, 2020
This week's post focuses on addictions and particularly addiction to drugs. Geoff, who grew up in a Christian home, tells his story. It began 'harmlessly' but overtime grew to the point of being uncontrollable. It had a hold of him and he was no longer the one in control. Find out how God enabled Geoff to regain control over his life and the addictions that had taken hold.
"Fighting a Battle Between Drugs and God" (CBN.com)
Prayer for freedom from addiction...nothing's too big for God to handle if we will give it to Him!
"God With Us" by Terrian
"Lift up our eyes to the Maker of Heaven. He is our help, forever present." No matter what trouble life brings you, God is bigger, He is able to help you! ~ Pastor Jane
Sometimes it's hard to know how to talk to children about certain topics...drugs being one of them. Here's some advice for introducing the topic to set the groundwork with younger children that helps you and them as they get older for future, more indepth conversations.
Often one of the most effective ways to 'talk with' our kids about difficult subjects is to LISTEN. Get some insight for having some of the tough talks in life with your older children.
In addition to being a church minister, Pastor Jane is also a trained teacher and has many years of experience working with children in churches, camps, daycares and schools. Parents' Corner is provided to give parents and caregivers support especially as pertains to mental health and related topics.
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