Peace Partnership
3 Feb

Patience: A Difficult Virtue

Have you ever heard the saying, “pray for patience and you’ll get plenty of opportunity to practice it?” What an annoyingly accurate little adage. For me, a consistently proactive planner, patience is difficult for many reasons. One of the biggest reasons is that patience tests my trust in the Lord’s timing, rather than Lindsay’s timing. […]

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4 Nov

It’s Like You’re My Mirror!

Several months ago, my dear friend sent me a personal message about her sweet 3-year-old who was a soon-to-be big brother. “Lindsay, he’s anxious, he’s regressing, I can tell. I have anxiety so I know and I don’t think he will be able to share me with the baby. Will he be ready for preschool? […]

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5 Aug

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Do you ever have trouble connecting with those that you are supposed to be closest to? Does it feel like even when trying your hardest you (and they) struggle with feeling loved by one another? As we gear up for a season of transition and back to school busyness, it is even more important to […]

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1 May

Focusing on the What Instead of the Why

Have you ever experienced stressors, worries, and trials that leave you asking the automatic questions: Why? Why is this happening to me? Why do I deserve this? Why isn’t this over yet? I could go on and on but you get it. There is great merit in evaluating our choices and circumstances. It helps us […]

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1 Feb

The Heart of Vulnerability

Vulnerability. Reading the word can incite a surge of anxiety in some of us. Many people have anxiety over going to counseling because of vulnerability. When we (finally) walk into the counseling office we have a few options. We can face our desire to avoid vulnerability head on, spend some time learning to meet our […]

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