Love Everlasting Part 2!!!
Last week I discussed how to make a marriage/relationship long lasting. For me and my spouse it is having a solid foundation with God and unconditional love for one another. Plus not worrying about what someone thinks we may be missing out on….. the whole grass is greener scenario. I listed the first three keys to […]
While people have many and varied goals that they pursue, there is an almost universal underlying goal to virtually all pursuits: the goal to be happy. People who spend a lot of time making money generally do so because they believe that the money itself will make them happy, or will guard them against things that will […]
How many people are stress eaters? In reality stress is normal, Stress is the body’s method of reacting to a challenge. Stress typically describes a negative condition or a positive condition that can have an impact on a person’s mental and physical well-being. We all experience stress at times in our lives, now the negative conditional […]
Love Everlasting Part 1!!!
This month my husband and I are celebrating 18 years of marriage. Being married for almost two decades several friends have asked, how you make marriage work for so long? And “do you ever think about the grass being greener on the other side?” My answer, first having a God fearing spouse and having […]
As a counselor for adolescents and their families I’ve come across a rise in teenage self-injury. To improve my knowledge of this wave of teenage self-injury I’ve read many books and articles on self-injury to help me as a counselor and help my clients reduce the self injury behaviors. Here is an article that […]
Why Premarital Sex is Not Okay!!!
“All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any” (I Cor. 6:12) Just because I have the right to do anything, does not mean that it is good for me to do these things! Have […]
Changing Notions of Love
Continuing our discussion of Sue Johnson’s text Love Sense, this week we will talk about how the concept of marriage has changed over time. Historically, generally speaking, marriages were made for economic and survival purposes. People fell in love, but they didn’t marry for love. Marriage was to maximize economic status and provide food, shelter, […]
I Double Dare You!!!
During a conversation I had this week with one of my sisters, we began to discuss a conversation my husband and I had a day or so before. The topic of conversation me and my list of Things Not to Do!!! Of course, she took my husband’s stance on this matter and basically called me […]