Our Take: Your Relationship Style Determines How You Feel Toward God By Tim Clinton and Joshua Straub, Special to CNN A few weeks ago, Christopher Hitchens was interviewed on CNN. A renowned atheist who has recently been diagnosed with cancer, Hitchens told Anderson Cooper, “If you hear that I…
Helping people change is no small task. But attachment theory and the secure-base system can help guide you in therapy, no matter what model or techniques you like to use.
Attachment-based therapy is based on six broad principles that spell out the acronym SECURE:
God Attachment Guitars. Gospel. And God. Love him or hate him, there’s no denying Johnny Cash lived with passion. Though his journey was packed full of arrests, affairs, and addiction, he battled through it all to become one of America’s most legendary and iconic singers…
Life is all about relationships—particularly with God and with those we love. You don’t have to go very far in the Bible to be reminded that God desires to be in a relationship with each and every one of us. Even more, the Bible says that He is a pursuer God, and that He works to win our hearts. His desire and His love are for us.
Cutting. Dusting. Choking. Salvia. And no I’m not referring to cutting vegetables, cleaning your house or choking on your saliva-though that would be weird too. This is more serious than that. Way more serious.
Words you didn’t hear five years ago have now become common vernacular in a youth culture desperate for healing. Cutting-to desperately relieve the internal pain and depression. Using Dust Off ®-an aerosolized computer keyboard cleaner that contains compressed gas-to get high. Choking oneself to enter a euphoric state. And Salvia-an halluncinogenic herb only banned in eight states-more powerful than and considered to be the next marijuana. New fads. More teen deaths.
I am not sure why I talked to him. I never talk to anyone on a plane. I just relax. It’s “me” time. Yet our conversation lasted for an hour and a half. He intrigued me. As the conversation grew deeper I knew I wasn’t talking to the average man. This guy was brilliant. At first we shared stories. Traveling tales if you will…of experiences we have had flying with other passengers, airline personnel, missed flights, airplane mishaps, and…oh yea, the pleasantries of going through security. But this man knew more than just tales and stories. There was purpose behind every question he was asking me about my flying experience.