Teens: Overload

Life with teens is difficult, to say the least. As adults we have survived our teen years so we have hope and faith that our teens will also survive their teen years and yet… there is doubt, there is worry, there are concerns, there are complete freak-out moments where the [...]

By |2019-11-08T20:26:47-06:00March 28th, 2016|Christian Counseling|0 Comments

5 TIPS: Helping Others with Depression

Depression is very common. People experience depression for various reasons and at varying degrees. When people find out that I am a counselor they often share an anonymous story of a friend or family member and pose this question, “what should I do?” I wanted to provide a quick reference [...]

By |2019-11-08T21:16:05-06:00January 11th, 2016|Mental Health|0 Comments

Beautifully Imperfect

 Can I just be real for a minute? I am not even sure if this qualifies as a blog, a journal, or hate mail, but if you’ll hang with me for a second I am about to get very real about something that is on my heart. Last night I [...]

By |2019-11-09T18:29:56-06:00October 12th, 2015|Identity|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

The Dark Abyss

Let’s take an imagination train into your mind…. It is dark. It is hopeless. It is self-loathing. It is isolated and afraid. It is sad. It is guilty. It is full of shame. It is so many emotions you could never sort them out. You desperately try to think your [...]

By |2019-11-09T18:44:42-06:00September 18th, 2015|Mental Health|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