Peace Partnership
5 Jan

Full of Fear: An American Existential Crisis

I get asked all the time, “How do you do what you do?” The question is followed by, “I could never do that! Sit and listen to peoples’ problems all day. It would depress me.” I respond. “Of course you could!” And I do believe that most people, if they had to, could do what […]

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1 Oct

Make the Most of Every Opportunity

One of my favorite things to do is watch Law and Order with my 12-year-old daughter. It’s kind of a family tradition, and something I used to do with my mother. We enjoy the “Who done it?” as well as the bad guy getting justice in the end. Recently, on a lazy Sunday afternoon, Emmy […]

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1 July

This American Family

I’ve been in the business of redeeming marriages for nearly 7 years now. I’ve been in the business of redeeming families much longer. It strikes me funny the amount of similarities between the families I work with and our current cultural climate. We are all seeking to navigate these choppy waters, and some of us […]

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6 Apr

Hope in Times of Crisis

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. The best medicine for anxiety and depression is hope. Yes, I’m well aware of the ins and outs of the clinical diagnostic features for both anxiety and depression. And I’m also aware that there are, at times, biological mechanisms at work where pharmacological remedies are warranted […]

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6 Jan

Overcoming the Enemy Within

Whenever we think of Jesus’ famous words, “Love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you,” we typically reflect on someone who’s been a pain in one way or another. Or worse yet, someone who has really had it out for us, or abused us in some way. We don’t typically think of ourselves. […]

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