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Articles

Taking Care of Yourself Over Holidays After a Loss

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

After the death of a loved one, various holidays are difficult, especially Christmas. Here are specific ideas for...

Mocking In Families

A "Dear Rosa" question and answer regarding the shamed based communication and its impact on family members.

Forgiveness in the New Year

The process of forgiveness, tips on inviting Jesus into the journey of forgiveness, as well as the forgiveness of...

A Parent's Guide To Minimizing Sibling Rivalry

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Although sibling rivalry exists in virtually every family, parents can be proactive in helping to minimize sibling...

Ten Ways to "Train Up A Child"

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parenting is hard. Raising children in today's world is a juggling act for most people when trying to do a good...

Using Mindfulness to Keep Relationships Healthy

Insights and tips are provided on how use mindfulness to be attentive to others feelings, as well as your own, in...

Respect in Families

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There are three foundational principles that make respect in families happen. Following these principles may be...

Validation is Not Agreement

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article describes the difference between validating another person's communication and agreeing with it...

Different Culture, Equal Honor: Viewpoints on Shame

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Family and individual rituals can look different, but are equally valued by God. Article shows how to bring...

Answering Jesus' Call

This article helps the reader make decisions about when it is important to act on Jesus' call and to be open to His...

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Broadcasts

Reclaiming Power Through Truth - #3516

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Brenda and Sarah discuss the practical practice of speaking honestly throughout our days. To listen to fear, shame...

Detours in Relationships - #3515

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Brenda, Lynda and newcomer, Laura Demetrician discuss the positive aspects of detours in relationship. As we believe...

Going to the Farm - 3 of 3 - #3513

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Growth in relationship as well as with the Lord reveals a very distinct process. Faith coupled with diligence...

Going to the Farm - 2 of 3 - #3512

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Growth in relationship as well as with the Lord reveals a very distinct process. Faith coupled with diligence...

Going to the Farm - 1 of 3 - #3511

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Growth in relationship as well as with the Lord reveals a very distinct process. Faith coupled with diligence...

Games People Play - 2 of 2 - #3508

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

People, because they fear losing love or arousing anger often learn to get their needs met by indirect means. Games...

Games People Play - 1 of 2 - #3507

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

People, because they fear losing love or arousing anger often learn to get their needs met by indirect means. Games...

Salt and Light - #3506 (2 of 2)

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

We all know people that are difficult to get along with; whether it is in our family, church or place of work. This...

Salt and Light - #3505 (1 of 2)

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

We all know people that are difficult to get along with; whether it is in our family, church or place of work. This...

Spouses of Pornography Users and Sex Addicts - 4 of 4 - #3504

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Practical steps and information to support and help heal spouses experiencing the betrayal of sexual addiction in...

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