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November 2016 Archives

Everyone has stress, but is there a point that tips the scales and moves us from stress to burnout? The answer is, YES, and you can probably look back and say, “I know when that happened.” Usually, it has to […]

Do you like your body? If we are honest, most of us would say no. Body distortion and lack of acceptance began in a garden. Yet, we feel the results of it today. The 3rd chapter of Genesis provide an explanation of […]

This Thanksgiving, be grateful for all your many blessings! 

We all have them–one or more people in the family that make life difficult. A controlling in-law, a rebellious child, a loud and obnoxious uncle, or maybe the gossiping aunt. They come in all sizes and shapes. And every holiday […]

One of my favorite Thanksgiving family traditions was making pies. My mom could have opened up a pie store. Her pies were that good! And the smell of those pies cooking in the mornings was glorious. Watching my grandmother and […]

This year, Jill and Rick will spend Thanksgiving with Rick’s family. Jill and Rick have very different families. Jill’s family focuses Thanksgiving around Christian themes like blessings and gratitude. Rick’s family never mentions God. They are not Christians and Thanksgiving is […]

Every 109 seconds, a person experiences sexual assault! And do we talk about this? If you listen to the news, you have probably heard a number of cases of sexual assault on college campuses. Sexual assault awareness has grown with the […]

I worked with a man who had remorse for the way his sexual addiction impacted his family. He lost his wife and children as a result of a divorce. He was sorry his problem had been discovered and the pain it […]

What are the words of your mouth following this election? Psalm 19:14 May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Maybe we should all pause and mediate […]

Family conflict: Rob was caught between his  mother and his wife. ” I know your mom thinks she is helping, but if she tells me one more time how to parent our children, I’m leaving. Talk to her! I am tired […]