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Nuerochemical Warfare: Moral Sabotage (Revised 2/18/17)

Key terms to identify for this article, according to the American Psychological Association: Neuroscience The scientific study of the brain and of the links between brain activity and behavior. Neuron A cell in the nervous system specialized to receive, process, and/or transmit … Continue reading

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My Way or the High Way (Beware of the Idol)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your … Continue reading

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If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project Regret can be quite powerful when it is a stronghold for the enemy to take advantage. Let’s take a look at Biblical accounts of people and situations when the it could be … Continue reading

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Waging the War Within (Why Seek the Living Among the Dead?)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project But very early on Sunday morning the women went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. They found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance. So they … Continue reading

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DUI: Desire Under the Influence

“What can this incessant craving, and this impotence of attainment mean unless there was once a happiness belonging to man, of which only the faintest of traces remain, in that void which he attempts to fill with everything within his … Continue reading

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Power of the Least Interested Party… When Love Isn’t Fair

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project Ever wonder why it seems someone usually has the upper hand in a relationship? Between spouses? Between friends? Between teacher and student, employer and employee? Between parents and their children? Who has … Continue reading

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And Justice for All… When Love Isn’t Fair

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project This is really quite long since there is a ton of Scripture. If you know the biblical stories, please advance through the text but there is a payoff at the end that … Continue reading

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Pop Goes the Weasel… Managing Conflict, Anger, & Resentment

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “We will sacrifice anything on the altar of our anger, the rage that is slowly building from a lifetime of thwarted desire—our marriages, our child’s self-esteem, someone’s very life. —John Eldredge, The Journey … Continue reading

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Root Dug Deep That Thorny Weed (Resentment Recovery)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “Resentment is like swallowing poison, then waiting for the other person to die.” * We tend to be the most vulnerable with the ones we love the most. With vulnerability comes risk. … Continue reading

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Are You Under the Influence?

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project I can to some extent control my acts. I have no direct control over my temperament. If what we are matters even more than what we do—if indeed if what we do … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Love Me”… Oh Yes You Do! (Restoring Self-Esteem)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength… Love your neighbor as yourself. No other commandment is greater than … Continue reading

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Depression Obsession (Finding the Right Road to Freedom)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “Progress means getting nearer to the place you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turning, then to go forward does not get you any nearer. If you are … Continue reading

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Heaven, Hell, Three-foot Forks, and My Problem with Hank

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project See that no one pays back wrong for wrong, but at all times make it your aim to do good to one another and to all people. Be joyful always, pray at … Continue reading

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Doubt in the Madness of the Perfect Storm

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom for MEdom Project Do you feel guilty or faithless before God when you doubt, or wonder if he is listening when you pray? A father brought his tormented son to Jesus and said, “If you can … Continue reading

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Trapped in a Life on Fire! (and still playing with matches)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom for MEdom Project There are many among us not fully comprehending their need of God. There may be days when you or I do not fully realize our need for God. The following message was … Continue reading

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Step by Step… One Day at a Time (A 12-Step Study)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project Jesus said, “Seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day … Continue reading

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Overcome FEAR (Failed Expectations Affecting Reality) or be Overcome by It

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom From MEdom Project You are not alone… 18.8 Million American adults will suffer from depression this year. 2.3 Million American adults will struggle with bipolar disorder this year. 9.1 Million American adults have an anxiety … Continue reading

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Recovery from Addiction God’s Way

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “Set Free? When was I ever a slave? What does it mean, ‘addicted to me’?” Do you sometimes feel like life is caving in on you… like you’re buried under its rubble? Ever wonder, “Is this … Continue reading

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I Can “Manage” Just Fine (Beware of the Illusion)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “I was so obsessed with me and the reasons that I might be dissatisfied that I couldn’t focus on other people… What I trace this to is a certain selfishness on my … Continue reading

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Mourning Sickness… From Resistant to Repentant

“I especially liked the way you tackled the difficult topic of ambivalence and how our addictive behavior runs counter to the intellectual truth of the matter (common sense). There is a sorrow that the soul must go through in letting … Continue reading

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Mind Games (What Gives?)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “I can to some extent control my acts. I have no direct control over my temperament. If what we are matters even more than what we do—if indeed if what we do … Continue reading

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A Man After God’s Own Heart: David’s Story of Addiction… Repentance, Redemption, Relapse & Restoration

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project “It’s long, but it’s worth the read to the one who will take the time. It is admirable that you took on David’s sexual addiction head-on, whereas most Bible scholars seem to … Continue reading

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Bird Whisperer (A True Story)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project Remember that it is not enough to simply admit that our way of handling problems does not work. There is a component in most species where at some point in the course … Continue reading

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Come to Your Senses (Restorative Recovery)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project Guilt can be a vehicle for restored health by recognizing mistakes, learning from them, and taking responsibility to initiate changes and implement healthy disciplines for the purpose of repentance and growth. Shame, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Transformation (Evidence for Faith)

by Steven Gledhill for FREEdom from MEdom Project What does it take to experience change and feel better—be better? Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to … Continue reading

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