Q. I’ve had panic attacks since my husband almost died in an accident last year. It’s so bad now that I don’t want to go anywhere without him. My doctor gave me Xanax, and I find that I’m taking it all of the time. I’ve even had my daughter get a prescription for me which makes me feel like a drug addict. I’m not sure where to turn for help.
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The fifth annual Prayer Rally for the city of Pine Bluff is scheduled for 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Participants for the one-hour event, will include pastors, ministry and community leaders, and anyone in the community who has a desire to pray for our city, will gather near the flag pole on the steps of the civic center, located at 200 E. Eighth Ave.
Q. Someone told me that people get angrier and more violent in hot weather. Is this true? I know that I have difficulties controlling my temper every summer.
Mentoring is a very important aspect of discipleship. Without the mentorship process, disciples are never made. It’s important that the church doesn’t forget this fundamental biblical principle to go and make disciples.
In the wake of the Pine Bluff City Council’s decision to revoke any commendations for officers who participated in the standoff and justified killing of Monroe Isadore, some perspective is warranted. Despite an amazing transformation over the last three years, many people believe the PBPD is biased and broken. This decision is emblematic of those feelings.
Most interactions between American police and citizens are routine, civil and no worse than briefly unpleasant for those involved. But among some cops and some populations, the relationship is fraught with chronic distrust and fear. The result is an intractably toxic climate that spawns deadly consequences.
“Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it…” (Hebrews 4:1-10).
I’ve NEVER heard anyone say “You know, I’d like a really pretty house, but I don’t care if it has a refrigerator or bathrooms”. But I hear “I just want bigger arms” or “I only want to work on my waist” quite frequently. From a fitness professional’s perspective, they mean virtually the same thing.
We’ve recently celebrated Father’s Day by showing our fathers just how much they mean to us. In so many ways, fathers are the under-recognized keys to the success of families.
Q. I am planning to retire this year, and suddenly I’m frightened. I’m not sure what do with my time. My husband keeps telling me to do it, but I am uncertain if I want to do it. Can you give some advice?