Ever find yourself struggling to know what to do or say when someone you know is struggling? When their crying, or upset, or unusually quiet? Have you ever felt dismissed or unheard in conversations with others? Perhaps you’ve done the same to someone else?...
A life coach is someone who helps you move forward in life. This can be done in person, online, or on the phone. Life coaches usually focus on helping you grow and improve in one area of life. Some coaches focus on physical health, financial wellness, career pursuits,...
November brings awareness to thankfulness more than any other time of year, at least for Americans. (Except maybe Christmas depending on how we position the holiday in our hearts.) I see thankfulness in meme’s, in blog content, in online spaces, and community...
This post is part of a series focused on helping Christians find, navigate, and consider healing options through counseling. There are many options and opportunities so you can find a good counselor for you. Other articles include: What Type of Counseling is Available...
There’s a lot of conflicting and confusing information out there about counseling and psychology options. Especially when it comes to Christians in need of support and healing. How can you wade through the options and find the best counselor for you? In this...
Ever find yourself struggling through life’s challenges? Maybe you’re tired and weary. Maybe fears and doubts threaten your ability to live well as a Christian.
I believe God has more peace, joy, and freedom than many of us come to know. I want this for us.
I also believe God is bigger and better than any of us can ever know. I want us to see more of Him daily.
Here we’ll journey through areas of emotional health, soul care, and spiritual growth in order to cultivate a life-well lived and a soul well-nourished. Not a perfect life, but a life reliant on the One who is perfect.
While it may not be easy, it’s worth it.
**NOTE: I am not a licensed therapist or clinician. Any advice given on this site is strictly my observations and insights based on personal experiences and study. It should in no way take the place of professional assistance.
First monthly chat for Connected Church Care is next Tuesday. Gathering with leaders (pastors, ministry leaders, counselors, etc.) to discuss ways we can improve care within the church that fosters deeper connections and emotional/spiritual health.
Phrases that cover up and enable further abuse...
“Let God deal with...”
“Your anger is a sign of unforgiveness.”
“(Abuser) is sorry. It’s time to forgive.”
“Trust that God sees.” (Without action to protect)
Please don't focus on telling a victim to forgive & just let God deal with the other person. Help them learn how to not allow further harm. Help them receive love through you.
Yes, vengeance is not ours. But growth is. Too often the focus weighs the victim without strengthening.
This new song by Alanis Morisseette is amazing! Here's to all the mamas/papas wanting to help their children live well.
I hear God's heart for us in this song. Lost source of life in garden, gaining His light in/through us 2day.
A friend of mine has come forward with her story of sexual abuse at the hands of a girl's wrestling coach. Would you share some words of encouragement for her that I can pass on? I am proud of her bravery, and some of you know how hard this is. phoenixnewtimes.com/news/arca…
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