Are you growing emotionally?

Are you growing emotionally?

We are all growing. Everyone should be able to look back and see a place from the past that looks different now. I work with a lot clients who struggle with this when it comes to growing emotionally. This is usually because they have trouble measuring it. We can see...
How do you use your words?

How do you use your words?

Words can be uplifting and degrading. They can be inspiring and painful. Words can cause a smile and tears. There are many difference ways to impact people with how you use your words. The tongue can be used for positive or hurtful communication. The Bible warns us a...
Is fear making you an overprotective parent?

Is fear making you an overprotective parent?

I love the movie Disney Pixar’s Finding Nemo, where a father’s love fights to keep his son safe. But there’s a strong parenting lesson we all can learn about fear’s impact on parenting. Marlin, Nemo’s dad, was so fearful of Nemo getting hurt that he...
Do you have healthy coping skills?

Do you have healthy coping skills?

We can’t control that life will throw us a curve ball when we least expect it. But we do have a choice in our reactions to it and if we chose healthy or unhealthy coping skills. Healthy coping skills will help carry you through, build you up, and re-focus you...
Do you love someone too much?

Do you love someone too much?

Is it possible to love someone TOO much? Yes… and it’s very damaging for someone when they do. Loving someone is a great thing, but when it crosses the line to a self-destructive place, you’re loving too much. Here’s a few situations you could end up...
Building a Happy Marriage

Building a Happy Marriage

Are you intentionally building a happy marriage or do your actions tear it down? I love watching the process of a building going from nothing but dirt to a beautiful structure. Each time I drive by I’m in awe at all it must take to complete the project. It takes...
Grieving Because of Changes In Your Life

Grieving Because of Changes In Your Life

Life doesn’t always stay the same. Our plans, our vision, our dreams can all be altered quickly in an instant. Many associate grieving with a death, but it’s also common to experience grieving because of changes in your life. Some feel grief as their kids...
United Front In Parenting

United Front In Parenting

Do you have your spouse’s back when it comes to parenting your kids? Are you a united front? There’s been many times in our parenting journey that my husband and I have stood firm together as a team. We’ve had each other’s back and tagged the...
Is Your Family An Idol?

Is Your Family An Idol?

Have you ever thought about your family being an idol? Yes, of course, God gives us our family to care for, but it can be tempting to make it an idol when you prioritize them above what God has called you to do. Take these next 4 minutes to really think about what...
Are You Playing The Comparison Game?

Are You Playing The Comparison Game?

We live in a world that examines things, food, our purchases and people under a microscope. We evaluate what is right or wrong, good or bad, better or best, etc. This thinking causes us to play a constant comparison game as we look at every element of the world around...