Coping skills for quarantine

Coping skills for quarantine

We were not made to social distance. We’re not made to isolate and be alone. We are not in control of this virus. The past month, I have processed these things and many others as I help others process and learn coping skills for quarantine. We’ve all been...
Who you are according to the gospel

Who you are according to the gospel

Who am I? That seems like a never ending question people try to answer in life. People often look to their roles, who others expect them to be, and their innate desires to answer it. Doing this can leave your head spinning with even more confusion. Have you ever...
Do you work hard at making someone happy?

Do you work hard at making someone happy?

Do you get stuck in the codependent trap where you work hard at making someone happy? This is such a common thing that even childhood friends in the Hundred Acre Woods fall into it. I love the cast of Winnie the Pooh. Each character has different issues that we can...
Did you do your best?

Did you do your best?

As a parent to 3 kids, it’s easy to see the natural comparisons and rivalry that start from innate competition even when we don’t fuel it. Envy and coveting are instinctual from very young ages. When I see our kids comparing themselves to others, I often...
How to cope when life is stressful

How to cope when life is stressful

Let’s face it. Life is STRESSFUL! Too many commitments. Too many ideas of how you wish you could spend you time.Too many things needing your attention. The list never ends. Do you need help learning how to cope when life is stressful? Stress comes in all forms...
3 steps to help you be slow to anger

3 steps to help you be slow to anger

The Bible mentions the idea of being “slow to anger” many times. It’s used to describe someone with strength, a spiritual leader’s qualifications, and as an example of how we should be in relationship with others. We see the example given to us...