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We need to raise $40,000 before December 31st!

by Dr. Norman Wise

We need people to partner with us! Support Living Water Counseling — Donate today! To Help Heal Hearts and Homes You can give by going to our webpage thru Pay Pal! Livingwaterchristiancounseling.org Why Should I support Living Water? Since 1990, we have helped over 30,000 people and seen thousands of hearts and homes healed. Our […]

Letter From Dr. Norman Wise – Please Read

by Dr. Norman Wise

Dear Friends of Living Water Counseling, May God’s rich healing grace bind up our hearts and set our spirits free through the wisdom, sacrifice, and love of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen Since 1990 over thirty thousand people have been taught, counseled, and trained in how to live more sane, stable, and spiritual lives through […]

How do people who are addicted change?

by Dr. Norman Wise

How do people change who have struggled with addictions Many times people wonder how can people who has been addicted to alcohol and/or drugs change and be freed from a lifestyle dominated by dependence on substance abuse. Here are some thoughts based on several decades of Christian counseling. 1. The personal and sincere acceptance of […]

Defeating Depression – What is Depression?

by Dr. Norman Wise

Defeating Depression: Understanding what it is What is depression? It is the most common psychological problem faced by humanity. At some time nearly every human being suffers a season of depression as he or she journeys through this life. For some it becomes a lifestyle and condition that they rarely escape. But what exactly is […]

Accepting the Unacceptable

by Dr. Norman Wise

The Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as He did, this sinful world as […]

When everything is lost, what can we do?

by Dr. Norman Wise

Hab 3:17-19 NASB – “17 Though the fig tree should not blossom And there be no fruit on the vines, Though the yield of the olive should fail And the fields produce no food, Though the flock should be cut off from the fold And there be no cattle in the stalls, 18 Yet I […]

Thoughts About Grief

by Dr. Norman Wise

I am in a time of great loss.  My wife went to be with the Lord on July 14th at noon.  So I am doing a lot of reflection on suffering the death of a loved one in my own life. Each person grieves in different ways.  So there is much freedom on how to […]

Thoughts about Grief

by Dr. Norman Wise

Thoughts about grief I am now going through the most intense time of grieving that I have known so far in my life.   I pray that this is the worst that I have to go through but part of our struggle is our inability to know what lies ahead. But being now in the midst […]