I Got Divorced. Who am I?

Marriage unites two lives bringing together two people who create daily habits together, they marry into one another’s families, they share time with friends, and possibly even children (together or blended). You identify as a spouse, you share private information and develop hobbies and past times together. It’s beautiful, until [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:45:25-06:00February 18th, 2017|Divorce, Identity|0 Comments

Holiday Busters

For many the holidays bring a lot of stress. Let’s keep it real: the holidays are awesome when you’re a kid, but as an adult, the holidays turn you into a not-so-joyful person. There is a lot that goes into the holidays from preparation to execution. I’m not here to [...]

By |2019-11-06T21:56:46-06:00November 18th, 2016|Holidays|0 Comments

Why Me?

Wow! How many times have you asked God “WHY?!” Why me…why the good people… why not the bad people… why is a powerful word when it is packed full of emotions. When life has left you hurting it seems to almost be natural instinct to go to God in anger [...]

By |2019-11-06T23:25:30-06:00August 28th, 2016|Christian Counseling, Mental Health|0 Comments

Do NOT Be Normal

Okay, here is a quick 1, 2, punch! Stop comparing your life to everyone else’s around you, you are not them… YOU ARE UNIQUELY YOU! If I could challenge you with anything it would be to replace the word normal with the word healthy. “Is my relationship normal?” but listen [...]

By |2019-11-07T22:34:56-06:00August 19th, 2016|Identity|0 Comments

Broken is Not Worthless

“Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.” Isaiah 61:7 When you hear the word “broken” what comes to your mind? Close your eyes [...]

By |2019-11-08T00:13:43-06:00June 16th, 2016|Mental Health|6 Comments

Finding Hope

Hope is an elusive word…what exactly is hope? Everyone likes a feel-good word, something that inevitably makes the light shine in the darkness. HOPE seems to give us that mushy feeling that life…as hopeless as it seems right now…well, it may just have potential to get better! Is hope real [...]

By |2019-11-08T20:37:56-06:00March 17th, 2016|Mental Health|2 Comments

Turning Point

 Let’s talk about the ever present SHADOW OF DOUBT that seems to loom over us in the form of SELF-DOUBT. If we’re literal about this idea that doubt is an actual shadow, what does this mean? Shadows distort the actual object. Look at the shadows of trees, yourself, cars, or [...]

By |2019-11-08T21:10:32-06:00January 18th, 2016|Anxiety|0 Comments

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