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The Persecuted Church:Forgiving the Persecutors

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on March 8, 2020 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (2)
Forgiving the Persecutors Guest Writer: Floyd Sullivan The persecution of Christians that is so prevalent in many countries today is not a new circumstance for Christians. Our faith would be in vain and our salvation null and void if Jesus didn't shed His blood on calvary's cross for our sins. And Jesus said,"...A servant is no greater than his master.' If they persecute me, they will persecute you also...' The first Christian martyr was Stephen, he was accused of blasphemy and then stoned ... Read Full Post »

Guarding Your Heart Spiritually and Physically this American Heart Month

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on February 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (2)

Guarding Your Heart Spiritually and Physically this American Heart Month

It is February 2020, and all across America, we are celebrating American Heart Month. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, and so this month is dedicated to building awareness and encouraging Americans to take action to improve their heart health. So, in a recent meeting, I asked participants what they were planning to do to keep their hearts healthy in 2...

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Why Forgiveness is Necessary for a High-Quality Life in 2020

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on January 11, 2020 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Why Forgiveness is Necessary for a High-Quality Life in 2020

 

Welcome to 2020, a new year, a new decade, and a new you! As usual, everyone has made the typical new year’s resolutions; many are fasting and praying, some have just started retirement, and even more are anxious about going back to work again, especially after a long holiday break. Whatever state you might find yourself in, I hope that you are excited and happy to have made it into the brink of this new dec...

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Bullying and Racism in America

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on December 17, 2019 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Bullying and Racism

Bullying, whether on-ground or online, has continued to be very pervasive across America. In 2016, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that one in five students report being bullied at school. In addition, 33% of students who reported being bullied at school indicated that they were bullied at least once or twice each month. Of those students who reported being bullied, 13% were made fun of, called na...

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: One Family's Story

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on November 30, 2019 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

                                                                               Lung Cancer Month: One Family’s Story

 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2019), lung cancer is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United Sta...

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Violence in America: A Call to Action

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on October 28, 2019 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

                                                                      Violence in America: A Call to Action


Interpersonal violence, which includes child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and elder abuse, affects millions of US residents each year. In recent d...

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What I Learned at the 2nd Annual Forgiveness and Wellness Conference

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on September 27, 2019 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (5)

What I Learned at the 2nd Annual Forgiveness and Wellness Conference

The 2019 International Day of Peace and the 2nd Annual Forgiveness and Wellness Conference have taken their places in the history books and participants are slowly returning to their lives. But alas, the outcome of the conference is just beginning to manifest itself. So, what did anyone learn at the conference and what outcomes can one expect? I am glad you asked.

The 2nd annual confe...

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Summers are made for Memories,Change and Growth

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on August 31, 2019 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Summers are made for Memories, Change and Growth

As a follow up to last month’s blog, this month, I wanted to continue my discussion about summer memories, growth, and change. Since writing the last blog, I have spent time in two countries and three states. Life has been busy! So, what have you been up to since we last talked? Have you had the opportunity to encountered old friends, meet new ones, visit new places, and most importantly, h...

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Summers are Made for Memories: What do you Remember Fondly about the Summers of Your Life?

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on July 20, 2019 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (1)

Summers are made for Memories: What do you Remember Fondly about the summers of your life?

In a recent staff meeting, I was asked to participate in an ice-breaker by sharing a favorite summer memory. At that time, I shared excitedly about summers growing up in Jamaica when the days seemed long and endless, and we would play until the “peeny wallies” (fireflies) came out. In other words, until it was pitch dark! Then, no parent or guardian worried about their children’...

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A Reunion with the Past: Reflections, Revelations, and Results

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on June 13, 2019 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (2)

A Reunion with the Past: Reflections, Revelations, and Results

In May 2019, I had the privilege of participating in my 40th high-school reunion. The reunion theme “Reunited and It Feels So Good” was spot on and fitting for the event. Like all other graduates participating in this event, I flew to Jamaica for this three day jam-packed reunion. The trip started with the usual jitters about the event - excitement about seeing old friends, some apprehension about reconnecting w...

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