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Posts by Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC

Living Beyond Clouds

Living Beyond Clouds Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Today, when someone mentions the “cloud,” it’s usually referring to a place to store data. The “cloud” we’re considering here has nothing to do with technology. Oswald Chambers said “clouds are always connected with God. Clouds are those sorrows or sufferings or providences, within or without our personal…

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Perspective

Perspective Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Have you ever thought you were headed in the right direction, only to discover you were going the wrong way? That’s what happened to my husband Alan and me during a trip to Southern California. Using frequent flyer miles, we were traveling the circuitous route—through San Francisco. Because our inbound…

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When Nations Collapse…

When Nations Collapse… Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry described his country as being “on its knees” after over 2,000 people were killed in Saturday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake. Many are joining Haiti, on our knees—praying for comfort for those who have lost loved ones, help for the injured, and hope for their…

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Being With Those Who Are Suffering

Being With Those Who Are Suffering Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC If you’re paying attention to world news today, you know the country of Afghanistan is imploding. The Taliban has already captured Kandahar, its second largest city, promising to take over the entire country in less than seven days. Although thousands are fleeing to Kabul, the…

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“Core Healing from Trauma” Audiobook Now Available

“Core Healing from Trauma” Audiobook Now Available Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC “Core Healing from Trauma” is now available as an audiobook and is narrated by George W. Sarris. George is personal friend as well as an actor, author, narrator, and storyteller. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech from Northwestern University and a Master…

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Longhaulers of Faith

Longhaulers of Faith Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC People suffering long-term complications from Covid-19 are known as “longhaulers,” with numerous long-term symptoms, from fatigue to respiratory difficulties. We need to pray for them and help them and their families in any way we can. In a time when many are terrified of Covid’s ramifications, we can…

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The Comfort Branch

The Comfort Branch Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC In the past 53 years, my husband Alan and I have moved 21 times. I used to refer to our moves as either Major Moves (moving from one city or state to another) or Minor Moves (moves within a city or town). Alan gently reminded me all of…

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Keeping Our Families Safe

Keeping Our Families Safe Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC  This week, I talked about sexual trauma on Christian radio—offering ideas to help keep children, adolescents, and adults safe from sexual predators. I wish I could simply ignore this painful topic, but I know too much. I knew nothing about it when I first met a survivor…

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Praying Courageous Affirmations for Tough Times

Praying Courageous Affirmations for Tough Times Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC Father God, I accept your gift of courage.  Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD! (Psalm 27:14, ESV). I can be at peace because You’re always with me.  Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or…

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Courage for Tough Times

Courage for Tough Times Marti Wibbels, MS, LMHC In Joshua 1, God repeats “be courageous” four times: Be strong and courageous….. Only be strong and very courageous…. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Only be strong and courageous…

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