Am I speaking your language?

By Harold W. Anderson, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D., LMFT As with every discipline, mental health and its related fields have developed its own vocabulary.  Learning how to become a mental health professional includes learning how to be comfortable with and utilize this form of discourse.  However, when one moves into the field and begins working withContinue reading “Am I speaking your language?”

Goodness, not Self-Interest, Is Our Truth

Sermon based on I Peter 1:17-22, written by Harold W. Anderson, Ph.D. on April 18, 1999 Let me begin this morning by telling you several different scenarios.  I want you to think about each one and answer to yourself what you think you would do in these different circumstances.  Here’s the first scenario: You areContinue reading “Goodness, not Self-Interest, Is Our Truth”

Loving a Façade: The Powerful Deception of Abuse

A human being is spirit. But what is spirit? Spirit is the self. But what is the self? The self is a relation that relates itself to itself or is the relation’s relating itself to itself in the relation; the self is not the relation but is the relation’s relating itself to itself. A humanContinue reading “Loving a Façade: The Powerful Deception of Abuse”