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Ten Reasons You Should Attend Family Counseling – To Learn The Heart Of Your Siblings


To Learn The Heart Of Your Siblings This can apply to any family member that attends counseling with you. You may not agree with your siblings news or life choices but perhaps hearing why they have made certain choices can … Continue reading

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How to Forgive with Cammi Balleck, PhD


Anyone have trouble with their in-laws? Well I have had a run in with one of my sister in-laws. I won’t go into detail, but as a PH.D that preaches forgiveness to my patients, this situation made me think about … Continue reading

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My Letter to My Mother – Overcoming Emotional Abuse


I’ve written My Letter to my Younger Self, and immediately I thought of some other blogs I will write like it. It wasn’t until an encounter with my mother the other day, right before the New Year that I sought … Continue reading

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Press Release: Announcer chosen to introduce Ressurrection Graves at Inaugural Book Signing


April 23rd, 2011 is a day that no one at the Arlington Central Library 1015 North Quincy Street Arlington Virginia, will ever forget, especially not Ressurrection Graves, author of the her debut memoir, Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse Workshop – April 23rd Book signing


Introduction of Workshop In lieu of having a quick in and out book signing, we feel impressed to talk about emotional abuse at Ressurrection’s very first book signing. This will not be the standard, and the event is not long … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse- Why Name Calling Hurts


This week’s topic is Emotional Abuse. We have defined emotional abuse and now we are going to talk about a few of the defining topics. In the book, Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey to Love, I talk about … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse: Walking on Eggshells


Defining Emotional Abuse So far we have discussed a few types of Emotional Abuse and Psychological Abuse. We have identified abuse to be any behavior that is designed to control and subjugate another human being through the use of fear, … Continue reading

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What is Emotional Abuse?


I borrowed this article from the University of Illinois’ Counseling Center. I want to know, what the definition of emotional abuse is. Sometimes when we see it, we understand. Check out the information and I hope that it is of service to … Continue reading

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How to hold a family meeting


Once a week, people all over the world sit down for a family meeting. As seen on television, this is where families get to share their feelings, confess their sins and find solutions to problems. Unlike television however, is the … Continue reading

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Oprah, pregnant at 14 and half-sister found!


I am not surprised by this situation at all. I am excited that Oprah has embraced this family secret and was able to share it with us on her terms. My mother told me that I have 28 sisters and … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve with my Sister?


Christmas Eve with my Sister? Learning to love someone who does not love you is probably the greatest challenge that we have in this life. In the bible it says that everything hangs on love. I live by the reality … Continue reading

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Ressurrection’s Birthday Dinner


One thing is for sure, it’s hard to handle the schedules of everyone that you want to be in one place, all at one time. This year, I opted for a party but the plans folded when the venue began … Continue reading

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Ketchup please!


Last night I attended a family dinner for my mother’s birthday. As I mention in the book, Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey to Love there is this toxic ongoing relationship with my family. I made a choice this … Continue reading

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