Empathy

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One of my favorite Love and Logic quotes is “Empathy opens the heart and mind to learning” (Dr. Charles Fay). Empathy is one of the most misunderstood skills to learn for most people. I like to encourage people to start their understanding of “empathy” by defining what it means in comparison to “sympathy’. Empathy is […]

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The Shattered Self

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The journey of life can be bring forth times of great joy and happiness, but on other occasion’s times of great anger, sorrow and hurt. How do we manage those feelings when we are consumed with hurt, disappointment, rejection and regret. For example, this can be seen in the paradigm of relationships. When we are […]

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“When the dust settles”

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Jesus replied…. “A time is coming and in fact has come when you will be scattered, each to your own home. You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me.  (John 16:31; NIV) Jesus speaking to his followers made a statement that left them puzzled when he […]

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A Change of Pace

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How does someone define passion for life? There are plenty of resources available to us today that can help bring direction and help, but when you are experiencing disillusionment and despair few self-help books or even encouraging words will instill passion. However, people who are willing to listen, invest, and partner with someone can truly bring change and renew […]

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“When Oceans Rise”

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What do we do when the tide of our emotions rise, when we are being drowned in our fear, worry, assumption, powerlessness, doubt, resentment, guilt and the list may go on. When the oceans rise where does our faith stand and who do we turn to. Society would direct us to seek counsel and even […]

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The Therapist-Counselor

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I like this quote, it reminds me of the role of the counselor and therapist and the powerful service they provide. —“In a society which no longer cares, and certainly does not care deeply for its deviants, the therapist remains the one person who really cares about the atypical, the gauche, the awkward, and the […]

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