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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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The Power of Forgiveness - Part 2

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on May 16, 2019 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Please refer to Part 1 of Pastor Emanuel Williams' Blog on The Power of Forgiveness and be blesssed by Part 2 as Jesus teaches about forgiveness.


The Power of Forgiveness

Part 2

Pastor Emanuel Williams


2. The Practice of Forgiveness Taught by Jesus

A. Jesus Demonstrated His Divinity by Forgiving Sin.

(1) The teachers of the law brough...

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The Power Of Forgiveness ( Part One)

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on March 10, 2019 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Power of Forgiveness

Pastor Emanuel Williams


Introduction

Forgiveness is an act of favor, compassion or love that can free a person from guilt and its consequences with the aim of restoring a broken personal relationship between two opposing parties.

Bible Verse: Forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors. For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sin...

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Black History and Heart Health Month

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on February 15, 2019 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Black History and Heart Health Month Blog

Black History Month: Love, Heart Health, and Black Migration

February is traditionally observed as the “Month of Love” and the time in which we celebrate Valentine’s Day. February, however, has also been designated as Black History Month and Heart health month. As I considered this month’s blog, it occurred to me that all these observances have a few things in common, love and the heart. Love and the heart you as...

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Purging, Purifying and Refining us in 2019

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on January 22, 2019 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Purging, Purifying and Refining Us in 2019

Happy New Year to all of our readers, I hope that you are enjoying the year so far. Tell me if it is only me, but does it seems that 2019 is running on skates, and we are all working overtime to keep up? Yes, indeed, 2019 is moving at breakneck speed and I can’t believe that we are already celebrating MLK Junior Day. As usual, I wanted to take some time at the beginning of the year to do some reflection and to challenge each of us to s...

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Reflecting on 2018: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Posted by forgive4health@gmail.com on December 31, 2018 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Reflecting on 2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

As I sit listening to the firecrackers, it seems unreal that we are getting ready to celebrate the New Year. After all, I still can’t believe that we are at the end of 2018. How quickly the year has slipped by, and what a rollercoaster year it has been. Given all of what has happened this year, I face the next few hours with mixed emotions. First, I am eternally grateful to God for his provision, direction, protection, grace...

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