How to Navigate Grief


As I’m writing this, our nation is in shock after a rash of mass shootings, including the latest incident at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. So many around our country are mourning the lives lost in these senseless killings.  I’m reminded how very difficult the process of grieving can be. It’s such a terrible […]

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The Real Reasons People Deconstruct Their Faith


“Deconstruction”….. The Christian buzzword of the day. It’s definitely trending in church. You may hear this word a lot in reference to someone who has left a church, left The Church, or left their faith altogether. Maybe you know someone personally who has had a major shift of their faith, and they used this word […]

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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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