Patients in hospital face many spiritual and emotional challenges, and so pastoral counsel in such situations needs to help patients work through these. In this article, the author employs the biblical metaphor of wilderness to equip caregivers for helping patients work through these respective challenges.
In this article, Smith explains that sexual fantasies and masturbation harm people and their ability to have healthy relationships. These escapes are ways of playing god with others. Smith shares practical ways for building a new inner world founded on Christ’s sweet love that liberates and satisfies. The counsel in this article will help those who struggle with sexual sin to grow in their ability to have loving relationships.
Do you see a person or an object when you look at your spouse? Chapter 6 help readers to diagnose and evaluate their own most basic attitudes towards their spouses. It continues by demonstrating how manipulation can destroy a marriage. In a following section the chapter focuses on what it means to honour your spouse.