This time of year can be stressful for some as we gather with family and friends. The holidays can lead to family friction or reopen old wounds.Read More
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How are you doing?
I had lunch yesterday with a dear friend. Halfway through our sharing of the day-to-day, it became clear that God provides these moments of exchange to facilitate wellness and soul care, embrace our spirit, heal our wounds, and build our faith. The exchange between friends is a beautiful dance at times as we release and…Read More
When Hatred Turns to Love
Justice doesn’t always come in the form of legal retribution or an eye for an eye. Justice is a voice in the wilderness that speaks up for the fatherless. Justice is defending the weak, showing loving kindness to the weighed down by life, and being humble in the face of opposition (Micah 6:8). How are we to know what the proper punishment is for every wrong committed unless we see the heart of man as God does?Read More
When Grandparents are Rejected
In my memory feed today on Facebook popped up two adorable little faces. A reminder of sweet blessings, disappointment, broken relationships, and heartache that left my husband and me with one question; “What did we do to deserve this?”. In the many years of counseling women in crisis, far too often I listened to the…Read More