4 Ways to Navigate Emotions of Father’s Day

June 14, 2018

For many of us, Father’s Day brings with it many emotions. Perhaps you look forward to the holiday with joy, gratitude, or fond memories. Or it may be that this Sunday feels more complicated to you—a reminder of what you’ve lost, or maybe never had. Whatever your emotional reaction to Father’s Day, let this truth […]

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Graduation’s New Beginnings

May 23, 2018

As the air becomes more humid and the days longer, a transition from spring to summer brings an awareness of the seasonal shift. And, as with any season, there comes a looking back at what was and a looking forward to what is. Sometimes there is gratitude that the season is over, sometimes there is […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

May 12, 2018

Like most other national holidays, Mother’s Day is a special celebration honoring someone who is brave, steadfast, and overall awesome! Those types of women come in all forms, whether they nurture their biological child, adopted child, step-child, animal child, grandchild, niece, nephew, friend’s child, neighbor’s child, or husband child (Amiright, ladies?). Where would be in […]

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Parenting from the Inside Out

December 11, 2017

Do you desire to build healthy and secure relationships with your children? Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell’s book Parenting from the Inside Out is an excellent place to begin to achieve this goal. Their approach to parenting is based on the belief that a parent’s own childhood experiences impact how the individual parents his or […]

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Forgiveness

November 30, 2017

“Forgiveness is a path to peace and a powerful and important component of love”. -Sharon Salzberg Forgiveness is something I have heard over and over in the church, from my parents, and from friends and mentors throughout my life. But until recently it is not something I have put into practice in my life. It’s […]

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