Life Challenges

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Coping With Disaster

Natural disasters deeply impact us. People often feel helpless or overwhelmed in the wake of their destruction. It can be tough to know how to cope, or how to help someone who has experienced this devastating loss.

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Facing Tragedy

News of shootings, bombings or other tragedies leave communities grappling with grief, loss and anger.

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Remaining Positive When Facing a Chronic Illness

Mary J. Yerkes

Rebuilding your life with chronic illness begins by seeking God. Learn other ways you can help manage chronic pain or illness.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Being the Intentional Parent Your Child Needs (Part 1)

Relationship counselors Bill and Pam Farrel explain how parents can become more intentional in raising their kids by formulating a plan to help them succeed in life. (Part 1 of 2)

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Understanding Emotional Abuse

Mary J. Yerkes

We hope this article series will help you learn to listen to your friends, neighbors, relatives--or maybe even your own--waspish, hurtful words.

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When Your Spouse is Depressed

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When Your Spouse Is Depressed

Carolyn MacInnes

Here's how you can help your loved one out of the darkness of depression.

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Coping With Death and Grief

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Coping With Death and Grief

Patricia Johnson

A loved one dies and the despair seems unbearable. Grieving the loss is where the healing process begins.

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Counseling Services and Referrals

Talk to one of our counselors or get a referral to a counselor in your area.

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Finding Joy in Life

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