Category: Family

  • Social Skills: A Polite Request

    Social Skills: A Polite Request

    I have the privilege of working with several families in the community. A consistent struggle that many families struggle with is the development of healthy communication and social skills. This struggle can be caused by number of factors some would say it’s because of technology, while others would say its due to media and our […]

  • God and Only God

    God and Only God

     It is 8:30 in the morning and I am sitting at my dining room table drinking my coffee.  This certainly is not my favorite place for this activity.  I love sitting on my back patio in the warm morning air enjoying the last moments of peace before my day starts.  Since we are still technically […]

  • Whats Left Behind

    Whats Left Behind

    “You shall never fail to have a successor to sit before me on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants are careful in all they do to walk before me faithfully as you have done.” 1 Kings 8:25 Who will build on the legacy that we leave once we are gone? I think this […]

  • Unexpected Acceptance

    Unexpected Acceptance

    It is hard to believe that we are officially in 2018, it appears the Christmas Holiday came and went so quickly. Everyone seemed to be in a rush buying gifts, going to family gatherings and just being busy. As I reflect upon the last few weeks I appreciate a few moments when we slowed down […]

  • The Shattered Self

    The Shattered Self

    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 […]

  • A Fathers Wisdom

    A Fathers Wisdom

    Our children have a way of leaving us speechless at times.  As we invest in their lives they can cause us to laugh, cry, and throw our hands up if frustration. With all the wondrous emotions that parenthood can produce in us through out all the stages of development the one thing to consider if […]

  • “Uncertainty”


    “If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking.” James 1:5 NLT Living day to day for many can become monotonous as we go through life, taking on a mind set that we are just hanging in there making the best of […]

  • “Flood of Emotions”

    “Flood of Emotions”

      When the tsunami of emotions hit your mind and your life, don’t forget that God is still in control and that he is aware of what is affecting your life. These emotions come in so quickly and they are so quick to overwhelm and have the potential of derailing our lives as we make […]

  • “Overwhelmed with Anxious Thoughts”

    “Overwhelmed with Anxious Thoughts”

    A young child asked once can you pray for me? I then ask what can I pray for you about? he then replied that my parents won’t ground me for a month because I didn’t study for my spelling test. I chuckled a bit as this little person was so anxious about the up in […]

  • Random Acts of Kindness #1

    Random Acts of Kindness #1

    We have the opportunity to show Gods love everyday through random acts of kindness. Daily representing Jesus to people everyday in simple practical ways. You may not know where that other person may be or even if they are having a good or bad day but you can still introduce them to Jesus just by […]