Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Sep 21, 2021|0 Comments

SELF-CARE.  What was your initial response when you read those words?   Did you immediately dismiss it?   Or laugh because the idea of self-care in your current life season feels impossible?   Did you roll your eyes because self-care is just [...]

Ways to Support Someone Thinking About Suicide

Sep 14, 2021|0 Comments

Do you have someone in your life who is struggling to continue going, who is ready for the pain to end, who sees no way out, or who has openly contemplated suicide?   Suicidal thoughts are more common than you may know. We are losing [...]

You Are Not Alone

Sep 2, 2021|0 Comments

One of the most overwhelming feelings of those who struggle with suicidal thoughts is that you are alone.   No one can understand what you are going through.   No one can know what you have done.  [...]

Getting Comfortable With the Uncomfortable

Aug 31, 2021|0 Comments

When I think of Jesus’ mission on earth 2000 years ago and His mission today, I realize that nothing has really changed.  Jesus came to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable.  Psalm 34:18 says, “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”(ESV). I can’t even count on two hands how many times [...]

Generational Patterns

Aug 24, 2021|0 Comments

Everyone eats pizza on Christmas Eve, right?   Soon after I got married, I figured out that eating Dominos extra cheese pizza was not, in fact, the predominant tradition for all families on Christmas Eve. Evidently, my wife’s family [...]

Cast Your Cares and Let Them Go

Aug 17, 2021|0 Comments

This past year has felt heavy to me, and even the past few weeks have felt very heavy. It isn’t that anything in particular has happened in my life, but sometimes I carry the heaviness [...]