“You Are on the Fastest Route And Your Route is Clear….”

May 6, 2016 No comments yet

Thank God for Google Maps.  Honestly, I don’t know how I ever was able to manage my coming and my going without it.  The sweet, gentle guiding voice that manifests itself from my phone somehow calms my inner directional fears, gives me hope that I will somehow make my destination in the timeliest manner possible, […]

Take Your Child on a Date

May 6, 2016 No comments yet

It is easy to get into a routine of homework, chores, sporting events, and other extra-curricular activities. You and your child are running from place to place just trying to check everything off the list. It is easy to allow the busyness of life to take over. You may find yourself frustrated at your child […]

Spending Quality Time with Your Children

April 28, 2016 No comments yet

If you are like the bulk of parents, finding time to spend with your children can be very challenging.  Trying to find the time between work schedules, school, homework, sports, extra-curricular activities, and other such commitments can be an organizational nightmare!!!   If this sounds like your family, don’t worry, you are certainly not alone!!   Here […]

Navigating True North: Pursuing a Godly Marriage

January 30, 2015 No comments yet

Our relationships, with those we love, are significant, in a lot of different ways. Our relationships transform our behavior, personality, our emotions, opinions, and convictions. Marriage is a relationship that may be the most powerful bond we have, as human beings. So why marriage? You may be pondering marriage, months away from your own ceremony, or […]

“Re-igniting the Spark” — Part 3

November 14, 2014 No comments yet

In this article, I will continue where I left off and discuss a few more ways to help couples rekindle the spark of their relationship.  This by no means is a complete list of suggestions, only a starting point to help get things moving in the right direction. 4.  Please, Thank you, and Sorry These […]

“Re-igniting the Spark” — Part 2

November 14, 2014 No comments yet

In part 1 of this article, I described what relationships tend to look like when they have lost the “spark”, – meaning the connection, or bonding, intimacy, togetherness, fun, etc. that healthy relationships enjoy.   If your relationship has lost this “spark”, you are not alone.  The great news is you can get it back!!!   Here […]

How to Really Love Our Children

October 30, 2014 No comments yet

 Becoming a parent is undoubtedly the most exciting, most crucial responsibility you may have the privilege of experiencing.  When you become a parent, it is the one role that can never be taken away from you.  From the time they are born, to the moment they take their first steps, to when they begin their […]

Helping the Socially Awkward Child

August 29, 2014 No comments yet

Is your child being bullied, at school? Does your child seem to have trouble making and keeping friends? Would you describe your child as “quirky”? If yes, your child might be socially awkward. The solution is helping your child feel comfortable, in their own skin. Why doesn’t my child fit in? It is important to understand […]

Art Journaling for Therapy

August 22, 2014 No comments yet

Clients who visit my office have a lot of thoughts and ideas about what is going on in their lives.  Many will “journal” their experiences and growth.  Writing down thoughts and feelings uses a different part of the brain than talking about it to friends, family, pastors, and therapists.  Drawing and sketching likewise uses still […]

Making the Most of Movie Night

August 19, 2014 No comments yet

Why Movies? Movies are a powerful way to tell stories, gain meaning, and relate to others. The purpose of this article is to highlight viewing movies for more than just a pastime. Watching movies can be as enriching and productive as they are entertaining. Like any story, movies help us to suspend disbelief and step […]



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