As a therapist one of the most common questions I hear is: “how bad does it have to get before someone should go to counseling?” Now to be blunt with you all, my belief is that every single person can benefit from therapy of some sort at every point in their life. Sometimes for financial … Read moreWhy Seek Counseling
Last weekend, we celebrated the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee (the parable found in Luke 18:9-14). It is quite the cautionary tale for us “good” Christians. It serves as a warning for us that even the most Christian-y, virtuous things we do can be ruined by pride and vainglory. In the parable, the … Read moreLess Than the Best for Christ
As I write this, the weather is gray and cold. It has been raining for what feels like forever, but is more accurately about a week. I miss the summer. I miss a lot of things, and people, when October rolls around. It seems to be a month made for melancholy. Perhaps it is because … Read moreThis Present Sadness
Everyone goes through times of insecurity and anxiety over their place in the world. We fail and see our limitations and worry that we are not enough and never will be enough. The popular Christian culture’s response to this has generally been to come back and assure us that we are, indeed, enough. In fact, … Read moreYou are not enough. And that’s okay.
Happy New Year! Are you making resolutions for this year? Here are three ways to make sure you’re getting the most out of your goals in 2017: Examine your resolutions to make sure they are actually addressing your struggles rather than distracting from them. When people are struggling in one aspect of their life, it’s common … Read moreMaking the Most of Your New Year’s Resolutions