Have you ever known a person who had a terrible thing happen to them and they handled it in stride? It can be the hurricane destroyed their house, and although hundreds of homes were severely damaged, this person went about their business taking care of what they needed to, … [Read more...] about Taking Initiative
For many of us as Christians, we want to find a counselor that we believe will encourage us in a God-honoring direction and comfort us with Truth in the midst of our suffering. Research shows that this is actually typical of most people. Many prefer a therapist that shares their … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Biblical Counseling & Christian Counseling
These are strange times. The world as we know it is changing. As we well know, change is uncomfortable. We have to grieve the world we knew, accept the changes, and adapt to the challenges the future will bring. How should we respond? Cultivate compassion for yourself and … [Read more...] about How Should We Respond to Crisis?
How in the world we got here I don’t know, but now what? How do I handle this? What should I do? Which direction is right? These are the words that introduced this blog almost a decade ago. Today, we may be able to point to how we became isolated, lost our … [Read more...] about What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do Revisited
I sit on my porch in the early morning listening to the birds sing, watching my dogs explore the yard, and waiting for the still pond to awake with the timer set fountain. It is peaceful. I think, this is how life should be….calm…relatively quiet….awaiting the new … [Read more...] about One Life to Live
When you are on a long road trip, do you ever express your appreciation for the inventions of GPS and Waze? I am old enough to remember long road trips with my mom holding up the large paper map in the passenger seat making sure we stayed on course. If your family was anything … [Read more...] about When Plans Get Thrown Out The Window