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by Refuge intern, Christine Gilbert Today’s generation lives in a society that promotes individuality. Unlike previous generations who strove to follow in the family business or honor their family name, today we are told to “be ourselves” no matter the cost. But how do we actually define “ourselves”? We no longer believe age equals wisdom, we aren’t impr... Read More
by Clint Hamm, Refuge Center Intern Modern cognitive therapists and early Christian writers, alike, recognize a profitable insight in the words of an ancient Stoic, Epictetus, who wrote, “It is not things themselves that disturb men, but their judgments about these things… When, therefore, we are hindered or disturbed, or grieved, let us never blame anyone but ourselv... Read More
by Refuge intern, Christine Gilbert Anxiety can be consuming. Racing thoughts, tension in your body, or emotions you cannot control. Maybe there are times you find yourself thinking obsessively about the future—“What if I don’t get the job?” “How will I take care of my parents when they’re older?” “What if I don’t know anyone at the party this week... Read More