Grant Me The Serenity

Grant Me The Serenity

The Serenity Prayer is commonly linked to 12 step programs and is used by many as a coping tool. It says: “God, Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Amen.” When we truly...
Breaking Parenting Cycles

Breaking Parenting Cycles

Dysfunctional patterns happen in families. No family is perfect. Oftentimes parents will follow down the same path they saw in their family of origin without even realizing it. Some family traditions and patterns are great to pass down to the next generation, but some...
Get To Know Each Other … Through Conflict!

Get To Know Each Other … Through Conflict!

Every relationship has conflict. Many people think it’s a bad thing or a sign or things going down hill. The truth is that it’s normal and can actually be a way to know each other better if it’s down in a healthy way. Have you ever thought of...
A Daily Love Meditation

A Daily Love Meditation

Several years ago my friend and I challenged each other to do a daily love meditation. We read I Corinthians 13 in the Bible every morning for a week before we started our day to see what difference it would make. I noticed that filling my mind and meditating on this...
7 Ideas For Long Lasting Self-Care

7 Ideas For Long Lasting Self-Care

When most people think about self-care, they think about a bubble bath, working out, and eating healthy. Don’t get me wrong- those are great things that I even do to take care of myself. But they’re mostly a temporary relief from the stress. There are...