Archive for the ‘Carol’s Corner’ Category

What is God-based counseling?

by Carol Clemans –   Some people cringe when they hear the word ‘counseling.’ I want to share what I do through God’s Word in my counseling sessions. Thomas Hardy Leahey stated, “Psychology means ‘psyche-logos’, literally the study of the soul.” (Quote from: A History of Psychology: Main Currents in Psychological Thought). When I read [...]

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Why do liberals get in an uproar over a conservative voice?

by Carol Clemens –   America is the most wonderful country in the world.  We have freedoms that many countries do not have.  One is the freedom to express our opinions through speech. Recently when the President of Chick-fil-A was asked a question regarding his beliefs on marriage he replied with a Biblical truth.  It [...]

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Why do evil things happen?

by Carol Clemans –   This is an age-old question: “Why do evil things happen?” The answer is in the Bible. I know some do not believe in God or His Bible truth, but that does not eliminate God’s truth. God is absolute truth. The demons believe there is one God and they tremble (James [...]

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An America Without God

by Carol Clemans–   We lived in Stockton, California, for 23 years, moving out of the city in 2003. Recently the city has declared bankruptcy. They have terminated many of their police force. Stockton’s crime rate is double as to what it was this same time last year. When evil people know there is less [...]

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Pornography: Destroyer of families & ministries

  by Carol Clemans –       The lust the eyes, the lust of the flesh and the pride of life are destroying marriages and ministries. In the last 20 years as a certified pastoral counselor, I’ve counseled numerous wives who are devastated because of the pornography addiction of their husbands. (Women can become [...]

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Why would our President brag on his unproductive high school years?

by Carol Clemans –   In a recent interview, President Obama described his high school years. He bragged that he took drugs enthusiastically.  From the way he described those years, he was a non-productive student.  As I heard his words, it made me feel shame for him.  What parent would brag about his drinking, drugging, [...]

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Do we listen to the President or God?

by Carol Clemans –   This week President Obama spoke on television that he believes that homosexual couples should be allowed to be married with all the rights that a husband and wife receive through marriage – (not exact quote).  The President was forced to face this issue because Vice Pres. Biden stated his support [...]

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Are you a stay at home mom?

by Carol Clemans –   It’s amazing to me that in this modern day we still hear statements, “She’s never worked a day in her life. She’s a stay-at-home Mom!” Having been an 8 – 5 employee as an administrative secretary in my young years (five years before marriage and five years after), I know [...]

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America needs to be in a “fever” about all life!

    The teen shooting in Florida is a tragic loss for his family.  I will leave it to the courts to decide the right and wrong in this episode of life.  What amazes me is that the nation is in an uproar about this one death when this nation has allowed over 50 million [...]

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Contraception promotes immorality

by Carol Clemans The recent testimony before a congress committee by a female student from Georgetown University was blasted over the news several times. She was complaining that contraceptives for female students cost about $3,000 during college years. She was requesting ‘others’ to pay for the contraceptives.  She shared how embarrassed one college student was [...]

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God is the giver of life and forgiver

by Carol Clemans –   Since Roe vs. Wade, we’ve had over 50 million babies murdered from their mothers’ wombs.  That means we’ve had over 50 million ‘mothers to be’ who have had to live with the haunting memories of the abortion.   God is the giver of all life starting at the time of [...]

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Carol’s Corner: Does Anyone Care?

by Carol Clemans –   Fifty million (50 million) babies have had their lives snuffed out through abortion that was made legal in America 39 years ago! Even though I know it’s true, the reality of this truth is unbelievable!  We Americans have allowed over 50 million living human beings to be terminated at the [...]

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God needs men of integrity

by Carol Clemans –   All men, young and old, need to see the newly released DVD, “COURAGEOUS.” The subtitle of DVD is, “Honor Begins At Home.” One of the biggest problems we have in America is absentee fathers. Even if the father is in the home, the problem can be he is emotionally detached [...]

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Carol’s Corner – The tongue has the power of life or death

by Carol Clemans In this pre-election political atmosphere, many tongues are wagging rapidly to and fro.  Instead of sticking to the issues, politicians start degrading each other by their words.  It’s like watching children fussing and no one taking the blame for all that has gone wrong.   The Bible talks about the tongue and [...]

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Carol’s Corner

by Carol Clemans –   Christmas is over, but certain events revealed the selfishness of many. The Bible says the love of money is the root of all evil. The love of money and what it can buy is fueled by selfishness.  This was proven by the sneaker frenzy that took place across the country [...]

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Carol’s Corner

by Carol Clemans – This year some merchants had Christmas decorations up before Halloween! I know the economy is very sluggish, but trying to sell Christmas before Halloween was stretching things just a little!  What does Christmas mean to you and your family?   I’m thankful that I was taught the true meaning of Christmas. [...]

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column: by Carol Clemans Addiction to pornography can happen with one 20-minute exposure. I heard this stated by experts in the field on a Focus on the Family program a few years ago. In my 19 years of being a certified pastoral counselor, I’ve had to work with many people who are addicted to [...]

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column By Carol Clemans                In today’s breaking news there is an accusation against a man who is in politics who wants to be President of America.  He’s being accused of some type of sexual harassment in the 90’s.  I do not know if this is ‘dirty’ politics or if this accusation is based [...]

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IN GOD I STILL TRUST!!

                                                          BY: Carol Clemans  –                  The uprisings in America and around the world give an unhealthy ‘aroma’ of unrest in the air. There seems to be a total loss of respect that begins in the home.  Disrespect is infectious. If it’s allowed in the home, it spreads to the neighborhood, schools, communities, [...]

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NEW BOOK RELEASE Johnston Pastor on Marriage

                          If you want love, joy and peace in your marriage, I’ve written this book for you: GOD’S DESIGN FOR MARRIAGE. Here is a portion of the foreword written by my pastor, Dieter Skowron – “This valuable book is a powerful biblical exposition of how to make the truth and principles of a godly marriage [...]

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AMERICA NEEDS GOD’S PROTECTION

Guest Column By Carol Clemans   The 10th anniversary of 9/11 was two weeks ago. News alerts were saying we as a nation needed to be ‘on our toes’ with awareness as to what is going on around us.  We are living in the end times.  Our enemy is ‘unseen’, but God knows all things. [...]

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Stop Domestic Abuse

www.greeleygazette.com – August 15, 2011                                     www.carolclemans.org                 Many do not realize that sitting in our church pews across the nation today there are people who act very kind and holy at church and yet at home behind closed doors they are abusers to their wife/husband/children verbally, emotionally and physically. In my 19 years of being [...]

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YOUR MARRIAGE IS AN OPEN BOOK

    Guest Column By By: Carol Clemans                  Your marriage is an open book that is read by your children and others. What are they learning from you?  God created marriage on earth when he formed Eve out of the rib of Adam in the Garden of Eden.  When God presented Eve to [...]

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WE ALL ARE ACCOUNTABLE TO GOD

 By: Carol Clemans                  The court case that has been watched across the nation this week regarding the death and cruel disposal of a two-year old girl’s body ended with a shocking verdict of ‘not guilty’ for the young mother.  The mother was found guilty of lying on four counts.  Because there was no [...]

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SELFISHNESS IS DESTRUCTIVE

    www.carolclemans.org          -      Selfishness is the root of all abuse in relationships. The definition of selfish is “lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.” Being selfish started with Lucifer when he was an angel in heaven. He observed the angels worshipping and praising God and decided he wanted to be [...]

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Fathers your children need you

Guest Column By Carol Clemans  Father’s Day can be a happy celebration or a day of painful memories and experiences.  God ordained family to be a father, mother and children.  God gives easy instructions to raise children in the fear and admonition of the Lord. The word ‘fear’ means to understand the greatness of God [...]

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IMMORAL POLITICIANS SHOULD RESIGN

                                       www.carolclemans.og                We are hit in the news again this week with a well-known politician who is an immoral person proven through his actions!! Some people are saying, “We’ve had immoral politicians throughout history – so what?”  Here’s the ‘so what’: if a politician is immoral and a liar in his personal life, how [...]

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WHAT STORY WILL YOUR LIFE TELL?

     www.carolclemans.org    –                 I’m celebrating Memorial Day weekend in California with family and friends. We Americans are so blessed to live in a nation with freedom to worship God and live our lives to glorify God.  My thanks today goes to all the service men and women who have fought for our freedoms since [...]

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WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN?

                                                   By: Carol Clemans                After going to college when I was young, I worked as an administrative secretary for ten years in our local school district.  I realized that people who may acknowledge there is a God, but do not call themselves ‘Christian’ have very clear expectations for others who say they are Christian.  I [...]

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COMMITMENT: THE MISSING LINK IN MARRIAGE

May 11, 2011         By: Carol Clemans                It hit the news this week that another couple related to the Kennedy Clan are splitting up after 25 years of marriage. When a spouse breaks the marriage commitment ‘until death parts us,’ it is based on selfishness. I’ve been counseling for 19 years.  In those 19 years, [...]

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column By Carol Clemans Each child that is born on this earth has a soul that will live forever. This fact made a tremendous impact on me at the birth of my two children.  The miracle of the birth was overwhelming in itself. When I saw my firstborn daughter, Joe’l, in the arms of [...]

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column By Carol Clemans When God created Adam & Eve, He said, “They shall be one flesh.” This was the first marriage on earth.  This ‘one flesh’ means to be united physically and spiritually. It is a body, soul, and spirit connection. The gift of sex is from God, not Hollywood!             When sex [...]

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column By Carol Clemans   The Internet is an unbelievable invention.  I do not begin to understand how it works, but I’m thankful for it because I use it for my ministry of writing, counseling and teaching.  But the Internet has a dark side and every parent needs to be aware. Whether you are a [...]

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The Gift of Forgiveness

                                                                  Forgiveness is a gift we give self if we want to be healed spiritually, emotionally and relationally. God’s Word instructs us if we do not forgive, God will not forgive us.  That may seem harsh if we are looking at situations of being terribly wronged by others’ actions toward us. If we do [...]

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I CHOOSE TO TRUST IN GOD

                       By: Carol Clemans  –                The world is full of chaos and strife including right here in America.  If we look around us at the events, we could become fearful.  There is nothing in this world that we can put our confidence in and feel a sense of security.  The only constant we have [...]

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