Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

The visions we offer our children (people) shape the future.Martin S. II A minister’s (pastor’s) belief, implementation of Christian/psychology integration and definitional understanding of burnout and compassion fatigue, determines what self-care or stress management techniques are most effective. Defining the distinction of compassion fatigue and burnout is important. According to Hanley (2019) burnout is a … Continue reading Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

Spirituality, Wisdom, Character in Discipline

How do spiritual disciplines help us grow, spirituality, and in wisdom and character? Ortberg says, the primary goal of our life as Christians is to become transformed spiritually. Our ministry has little to do with simply assisting people of where they will go when they die, or just getting to heaven. People's spiritual transformation in … Continue reading Spirituality, Wisdom, Character in Discipline

Anger

Anger defined is a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. Living in today’s interconnected information world, there are countless opportunities to feed from the buffet of delightful entities, persons and media to generate this emotion.. How important is your mental wellness? When we view the word anger, it is part of the human scene. … Continue reading Anger

Goals

Be strong and of good courage. Act for the best, hope for the best, and make what comes...If death ends all, we cannot meet death better.William James Are you satisfied? A part of human nature is to be dissatisfied.  How many of us hope and wish for something better?  Why is it so difficult to … Continue reading Goals

Inner Voice

Are you listening to yourself? What is the inner voice? How vital is it to your life? Many psychopaths and maladjusted persons have developed an inner dialogue of hate, fear, lust, revenge, anger, resentment and countless other negative emotions unexpressed or expressed in daily existence. Notice, I used the word existence, because those toxic emotions … Continue reading Inner Voice

Optimism

Why choose optimism?  It is an instant reflex these days for most of us to snatch the negative out of any situation, circumstance, condition or relationship. The movement to avoid pain and gain pleasure is a systematic function of the brain.  For centuries, man has been conditioned and evolved into the pain-pleasure principle. The word … Continue reading Optimism

Expectations

An expectation is a strong belief that something will happen or be a result in the future. Given that definition, expectations are the reality in which I operate my life. Interestingly, the expectation is felt in the present moment. The event, situation, or circumstance has not even been established, and we momentarily feel the result … Continue reading Expectations

Gratitude

The more a person is united and inwardly simple, the more and higher you understand because the light of understanding received is from within.Gautama Buddha Gratitude is not only an attitude but a way to live. It flows from within and expands outward. I marvel abt how my world changes when I interpret people, places, … Continue reading Gratitude