Why You Should Embrace Conflict in Your Relationships


True confession time: I hate conflict.  I do. I hate anything uncomfortable or difficult.  And so for much of my life, I’ve avoided it.  I’ll change the subject. Or, run in the other direction. Whatever it takes.  But, I’ve learned over time, that avoiding conflict doesn’t make it go away. Much like ignoring a bullet […]

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Why You Probably Need Marriage Counseling


Chances are, you need marriage counseling. Whether your relationship is in trouble or not, there are so many benefits to marriage counseling that it’s hard to imagine not taking advantage of them. There’s just one problem (ok, maybe more than one. But this is the main one…) The stigma. There’s this narrative that if you […]

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3 Signs You’re a Workaholic


Are you one of those people who just can’t seem to stop working? Do you look down at your watch and realize it’s 3:30am, even though you only meant to check email for a second? Do you work all day, go home, then jump right back on your laptop because the workday isn’t “done” until […]

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3 Signs You Are Insecure 👀


Insecurity. ….perhaps the one experience that unites the entire human race. If you’ve taken a breath on planet earth, you’ve probably felt insecure at one time or another. Or maybe you feel insecure at all times. The thing about feeling insecure is we don’t talk about it enough. It’s sort of everyone’s embarrassing little secret. […]

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When God Seems Silent


As I write this blog, it’s Good Friday…the day that we remember the crucifixion of our Lord Jesus. Of course, that means Easter Sunday is just days away, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus…arguably the pinnacle of the Christian calendar. That leaves Saturday in the middle. Saturday doesn’t get a name like (Good) Friday […]

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