Peace Partnership
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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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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