Importance of Boundaries

Greetings, Since the May/June newsletter, we have received a lot of comments about the article called “What a Gift-Responsibility.” The article highlights the gift of our children or loved ones and the responsibility we have to raise them. But as addiction comes in, there is the danger of “enabling” a person in their addiction, sometimes […]

The Impulsive Aberration

Impulsiveness is a very powerful force that confounds all of us, especially when it is tied to addiction. Time and again the counsel given to an excessively impulsive person fails. You can lay out the irrationality of their decision to take flight and they do not have ears to hear. Sometimes the person will agree […]

What a Gift – AND Responsibility

One of the greatest gifts in life is our children. Ps.127:3 “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward.” What a joy it is to hold them in your arms the very first time, to watch them begin to walk and say their first words, to teach […]

Are We Walking in Faith?

Paul exhorts the Corinthian Christians to, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you?“ II Corinthians 13:5 If Jesus Christ is in us, we have access to His grace in which we stand. (Romans 5:2) Are you in a troubling, […]

The Devastation of Failure

One of the most powerful emotions that can shatter one’s soul is failure. Failure arrives on the scene of our lives through many avenues; whether it be moral, financial, vocational or personal. The weight of any failure becomes personal to the one experiencing it. We see this monster raising its’ ugly head all around us. […]