Sitemap | Home
  

   
Tips to Pastoral Counselling
Below are a couple of dozen short tips to Pastoral Counselling that might be useful for you!

Commitment in an Imperfect World

I listened attentively as my friend Stephen unburdened himself of his five years of loneliness.

“Suzie has left me and taken our two sons with her….she would not let me make contact with her….would not allow our sons to visit my parents who long to see them before they die. I visited my sons at her parents’ home during every school vacation and at Chinese New Year…but I can’t even spend a night with them. Whenever I visit, she would not even be there.All married couples have failures. I admit I am not eh best for her…but neither is she for me. As Christians, our marriage is permanent, as far as I am concerned. To your question as to whether I can overcome temptations to date other women, my answer is: “Yes”, because I will wait for her as long as she wants to be reconciled. I will continue to look to God for comfort, strength and hope. If she chooses to divorce me and marry someone else, I cannot change her mind. But I am determined to wait for her unless that eventuality happens." "Father, thank You for granting this brother such commitment for his estranged wife in spite of his agony of waiting alone. His commitment encourages me as I see for myself that there are still those who, in the midst of uncertainty and pains, seek to abide in You and let the counsel of Your word abide in them, even though the world around them shouts, ‘Let her go! Let her go! There are other women who will readily marry you!’ Uphold this brother with Your victorious right hand, I pray, and bring his wife and sons back to him again.”

For Meditation and Prayer:
Matthew 19:3-9

 

Quick Search Article:

There are 57 records that matched your search criteria (sorted by : Title DESC order)
Date Title
01-Aug-2001 Will They Ever Understand
01-Mar-2003 Why Relinquish, Lord?
01-Jan-2004 Why Cancer?
01-Nov-2003 What's The Use of Higher Education
01-Feb-2001 Were You Like My Son, Lord?
01-Feb-2003 Wearing Church Masks
01-Jan-2003 We Can’t Have Everything
01-Oct-2002 Understood in the Common Object of Faith
01-Dec-2002 Two Minutes Only, My Lord!
01-Apr-2004 Trapped by Unknown Voices
01-Jul-2001 Torn Between God and Husband
01-Jun-2003 The Prayer of a Drug Addict
01-May-2002 The Need To Be Needed
01-Dec-2003 Submission To Domination
01-Jul-2003 Sentul - A Tourist Attraction?
01-Jul-2005 Scatter Us, We Pray
01-Aug-2004 Practicality, Not Theology
01-Mar-2005 Poor and Afraid
01-Oct-2000 Parent-Teenager Seminars
01-May-2004 Of Maids and Agencies

1 | 2 | 3 | Next

1 - 20 of 57 results