Peace Partnership
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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7 Oct

How Children “Talk” In Therapy

Stacy was a happy-go-lucky 5-year-old who never met a stranger. She could brighten up the office just by walking in and quickly stating, “I’m here! Did you miss me?”. She was coming to therapy because of multiple reports that she was having trouble in school and at extra-curricular activities. As her counselor it was hard […]

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8 July

Stonewalling in Children

After making a poor decision has your child ever answered one of your questions with the infamous, “I don’t know,” or “I don’t remember”? Or how about one of my favorites, “I didn’t hear you!”? These phrases get under our skin so much because we know that our child heard us, and we know that […]

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2 Apr

Pills Won’t Solve Your Problems

I recently clicked on the link to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution titled, “ADHD Drugs Can Lead to Psychosis.” As a concerned parent whose child has ADD the headline caught my eye. Of course, after I followed the link, I saw the actual title of the article was “ADHD Drugs Can Lead to […]

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4 Jan

Tech: The New Cholesterol

Does anyone remember when butter became public enemy number one? I remember my grandmother complaining about how grandaddy couldn’t eat eggs and bacon anymore because it was so bad for him. Something he’d grown up doing. Over the last 30 years or so cholesterol and saturated fat became dirty words. Americans had grown accustomed to […]

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