The Counseling Corner Archives

Avoiding burnout (Week 1)

October 4, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “…he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” Ps. 23:2b-3, NIV ‘I’m so burned out!’ ‘I need a vacation!’ ‘This stress is wearing me out!’ These and similar comments are often voiced by those who are stressed out and are close to burnout…. [Read More]

Fall is Here! #ANewSeason: Self-Care (Conclusion)

September 27, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” – (Eccl. 3:1) Camille B. Lester is this week’s featured guest columnist. She wears many hats; she is a board-certified counselor/therapist, doctoral student, educator, and the esteemed daughter of Rev. Judith T…. [Read More]

Fall is coming! #ANewSeason: Week4 – eat healthy! (cont’d)

September 20, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Somewhere along the way, I realized that the new year doesn’t begin for me in January. The new and fresh has always come for me in the Fall. Ironically, as leaves are falling like rain, crunching beneath my feet with finality, I am vibrating with… [Read More]

Fall is coming! #ANewSeason: Week 3 – eat healthy!

September 13, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Aprils have never meant much to me, autumn seem that season of beginning…” -Truman Capote This month’s series focus is on wiping the axiomatic slate clean and starting #ANew- Season by taking advantage of the opportunity to start afresh. The last two weeks, this writer… [Read More]

Titus 2: Bridging the ‘Generational Gap’ (Conclusion)

August 23, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month, this column has served as a recap of a Mother’s Board Luncheon sponsored by the Progressive Baptist Church, Milwaukee, the Rev. Walter J. Lanier, Pastor. Progressive placed a focus on a much-needed solutions for a problem plaguing many churches, and that is bridging… [Read More]

Titus 2 Mentoring (Week 2)

August 10, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month this column is highlighting a Mother’s Board Luncheon sponsored by the Progressive Baptist Church (Milwaukee). Their emphasis was Titus 2 Mentoring and Bridging the Generational Gap. This week, tips will be provided for the Older Woman (mentor) and then to the Younger Woman… [Read More]

Titus 2 Mentoring (Week 1)

August 2, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th The Progressive Baptist Church of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, under the leadership of the Rev. Walter J. Lanier, recently sponsored a Mother’s Board Luncheon and Workshop. The goal was to outline the responsibilities older women have to women younger in age and/or in spiritual maturity to teach… [Read More]

Mothers – A special gift from God (Conclusion)

May 23, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th In 1 Thessalonians 2:7, Paul used mothers to describe God’s love for Israel. “But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother, as one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you.” Paul was describing the gentle, comforting nature of mothers. Paul made… [Read More]

Mothers – A special gift from God (Week two)

May 10, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month we are celebrating motherhood. Mothers do not come in a “onesize/ fit all” package, but every mother is special in her own right. In continuation of this month’s celebration of motherhood, the following are “10 Reasons Why Mothers Are Important” published in Psychology… [Read More]

How to study the Bible (Week 1)

April 10, 2013

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.T I have received many inquiries of late from readers requesting articles on the subject of studying the Bible. I will oblige those requests in this month’s series of articles. Paul says in 2 Timothy 2:15: “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that… [Read More]