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April 3, 2017

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Don’t Be Somebody’s Secret

Under no circumstances should you date someone who is married or has a partner. This also rules out people who have just separated, have been long term separated with no actual divorce on the horizon, and who are not over their ex. You are not a buffer/emotional airbag. You’re not someone to pass time with… Read More ›


Months without meds. That was my option when I lost my insurance. I had felt the best I have ever felt since being diagnosed with Lupus in 2008. Every day I woke up early and was stable to work 10-14 hours daily plus be a doctoral student. One day, my husband lost his job and… Read More ›

Relational Aggression (RA): Bullying from Within

  By: Ann Marie Godines LPC, NCC Therapist at Because the Family Matters (BTFM) Ann Marie Godines opened her private practice in Corpus Christi on December of 2016 to provide therapeutic healing approaches to individuals, families and couples in the local and surrounding areas. “I believe that therapy is centered on the relationship between a… Read More ›

I Believe and I will Follow You

Earlier today I was so overwhelmed with stress, trying to be there for those who needed me, ministry, then dealing with our business taxes, and modifying legal forms, my granddaughter, feeling ill and pain all over my body, yet I just really desired a pause in my day. Notes to be written for clients, files to be printed,… Read More ›

What causes stress in our lives?

  Trouble carries a range of meanings such as the negative or threatening events and the emotional responses we make regarding these events. Yes Stress! This is stress. Trouble in our lives creates stress, and stress creates more trouble. It is an ugly cycle. The bible indicates that trouble enters our lives through various sources,… Read More ›

Resigned, Defeated, Renewing

Lupus is a huge monster, one I’m not afraid to battle, but I can’t battle Lupus and the constant reaffirming of my credibility to those I am supervised by. It’s time for me to go. With a broken heart I resign and I will continue my journey through God alone, support from my closest friends… Read More ›

I Need Help!

Spiritual Intimacy in the Bedroom

Our minds are constantly thinking, feeling, analyzing information, and experiencing emotions on a deeper level. Christ says to renew our minds, which is a mighty huge process, that is constantly taking place as new and old thoughts and feelings collide and come to the surface. When two people are tending to this chore in their… Read More ›

Ephesians 5:22