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What is Negative Sentiment Override?

What is Negative Sentiment Override?

By Mark Verkler Negative sentiment override happens when I begin to have a negative interpretation of behavior and communication from another person. It can be very subtle. I may be offended in some way (usually over time) and I now interpret things in a negative way....
How Do We Forgive Others?

How Do We Forgive Others?

By Mark Verkler Forgiving others is an important part of having good relationships. Mark 12:30-31 says, “you must love the Lord your God, with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength. The second is equally important. Love your neighbor, as...
Is It Possible To Forgive God?

Is It Possible To Forgive God?

By Mark Verkler Why would we need to forgive God? Many people may think initially that this is sacrilegious and against scripture. I want to tell you that forgiving God is simply releasing your thoughts against Him. Consider this- you go through a tragedy, a...
How to Bring Humility Into Your Relationships

How to Bring Humility Into Your Relationships

By Mark Verkler What do we have to learn when it comes to bringing humility into relationships? The Scripture teaches that God opposes the proud, but He gives grace to the humble.  “Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will...
3 Keys to Rebuilding Trust in Relationships

3 Keys to Rebuilding Trust in Relationships

by Mark Verkler In this lesson, we will be discussing rebuilding trust. My mentor taught me something profound about trust in relationships- Rebuilding trust occurs through time, and consistent, right behavior, if all things are equal.   Remember, rebuilding...
Honest To God

Honest To God

By Mark Verkler One of the things I see often in counseling is people speaking in what I call Christianese. They talk about issues using Christian lingo but sometimes withhold authenticity. I want to encourage you today to be honest with God and honest to God. In...