Finding Peace I want to open this blog with an exercise: Before you read any further, what is your definition of peace? Write it down and think about it. Make sure you are satisfied with how you have defined, experienced, and expect peace to look and feel in your life. How [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:19:17-06:00November 15th, 2016|Anxiety|1 Comment

Magnified Perspectives

Close your eyes for a minute and picture yourself. What do you look like? How do you describe yourself? Are you critical of yourself? Do you love yourself? Are you accurate in your description or is your view of yourself distorted? Too often we are hypercritical of ourselves and describe [...]

By |2019-11-10T23:18:13-06:00December 30th, 2015|Self Talk|0 Comments

Elf on the Shelf

It’s that time of year again….social media is blowing up with Elf on the Shelf posts! Most people by now know the story behind these vintage elf dolls… they are the eyes and ears for Santa Clause. Each night as the house quiets down and everyone sleeps, the elf flies [...]

By |2019-11-08T21:27:12-06:00December 15th, 2015|Holidays|0 Comments

Mealtime Mission

Everyone has their own approach to family mealtime. I remember as a kid finding mealtime at my friend’s houses to be an experience in itself! Some of my friends had family prayer before eating, others did not. Some always ate salad before the main meal could be served. Some had [...]

By |2019-11-09T18:38:11-06:00September 22nd, 2015|Family|0 Comments

One Reason

 There you are, the two of you who used to be one, are so divided being united again seems impossible. There you are, sitting on opposite ends of the couch searching your mind and soul for words to fill the blaring silence. There you are, married and alone. There you [...]

By |2019-11-09T19:00:01-06:00August 28th, 2015|Family|0 Comments