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January 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Wednesday's Words to Live By For February 1st - February 7th "God Is Preparing YOU To Receive"

God do not wait until we go through something to work it out, He works it out before we go through it. He knows what is going to happen in our lives before it happens; He made us. But before He can give us what we pray for (if it’s His will), or bring us out, He first must prepare us to receive it. So we must open up and let God prepare us to receive all our stuff. We must not be so quick to say, “The devil is holding up my stuff;” no, God is preparing you to receive. The devil does not have…

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Added by Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks, PsyD on January 30, 2012 at 11:22pm — No Comments

Wednesday's Words to Live By For January 25th to January 31st "Wait On The Lord"

Hello Everyone,

Here is your Wednesday’s Words to Live By for this week:



Scripture for today:

Psalm 27:14: "Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD."

Let's not get in a hurry to do anything because the Bible lets us know in Philippians 4:6:

"In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God".



We…

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Added by Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks, PsyD on January 24, 2012 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Wednesday's Words to Live By For January 18th to January 24th "Forgiving & Forgetting" Part IV

"Forgiving & Forgetting" (Part IV)

Steps to overcome the fear of rejection:

1. Read through these materials and make a conscious decision not to operate out of a fear of rejection

    any longer. Start a journal.

 

2. Identify in your journal the person (s) from whom you fear rejection.

  •  The people whose rejection I fear include: (list…
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Added by Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks, PsyD on January 17, 2012 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Wednesday's Words to Live By For Jan 11th to Jan 17th "Forgiving & Forgetting" Part III

I.  Fear of Rejection

A. What is rejection?

Fear of rejection is the:

  • Irrational fear that others will not accept us for who we are. It is what we believe, and how we act.
  • Pervasive motivator for caution in our behavior and interactions with others.
  • State of mind that makes us incapable of doing or saying, anything for fear of others rejection, lack of acceptance, and disapproval.
  • State of being of…
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Added by Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks, PsyD on January 11, 2012 at 12:05am — No Comments

Wednesday's Words to Live By For Jan 5th to Jan 10th Forgiving & Forgetting Part II



I. Negative consequences of the absence of forgiving and forgetting:

A.  The partners in a relationship where one or both of them have not forgiven or forgot, will run the risk of:

*Continuously being hurt with pain and suffering going unresolved.

*Chronically seeking revenge and paybacks from one another.

*Being caught up in unresolved anger, animosity, and bitterness.

*Being lost in a festering wound that never realizes the…

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Added by Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks, PsyD on January 3, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

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