Anxiety sounds like such a mild word for something that wreaks such havoc on our emotional, spiritual and physical health. It has become such a common term to say “I am having an anxiety attack” or “I am stressed out of my mind”. When our friends or family say how … [Read more...] about If Nothing is Different, Why am I so Anxious?
The older I get the faster time passes. When I had kids, life started moving at the speed of their growth. A physical manifestation of my life passing. Now they are grown. Will things slow down? It’s enough to get you in a funk, or at least a … [Read more...] about How to Find Peace and Purpose in the New Decade
One of the first people I saw as a counselor was a gentleman in his 60’s who was sure that he was cut-off from God for eternity. He believed that if you betrayed God, He was done with you forever. What was his betrayal? The betrayal is not relevant to God, repentance and … [Read more...] about I Know God Forgives Me But I Don’t Forgive Me
A decade or more ago I remember waking up and realizing that I didn’t have chronic headaches anymore, or constant stomach issues, and that my jaw didn’t always feel like it was going to lockup. I used to think that was normal. I was running at such high speed in work and … [Read more...] about The Path Out of Self-Induced Stress and Worry
Everyone has wondered at one time or another why they do what they do. Or why don’t they do what they know they should do. It’s frustrating because we do know ..... we know what we should or shouldn’t do. So why don’t we? Yes there is the whole habit issue. … [Read more...] about God Dependence: How to Stay On His Path
In relationship, any kind of relationship, more often than not, making assumptions leads to poor communication and misunderstanding. Assumptions hurt. As a counselor, coach, and manager I am often in front of two people who have completely different versions of the same story. … [Read more...] about Assumptions Hurt