Peace Partnership
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 Sept

Questions I Ask In Counseling

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“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire The Nature of a Question I’m going to share some of the most profound questions I’ve ever discovered. I use all of them (or some variation) in counseling sessions on a daily basis. A well-timed question is incredibly powerful. Accurate questions can instantly […]

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6 Aug

Is That Wise?

Oftentimes in my office, clients share with me concerns members of their support system have and how they believe the client should deal with a particular situation. I am astonished at some of the advice and expectations people have for their hurting friends and family. My bigger concern is the eagerness clients have to do […]

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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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1 June

Understanding Trauma

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Imagine Anna, a tall, thin, young woman in her mid 20’s, raised in the rural countryside of the Midwest. She has long hair and pale skin. Her voice has a meek tone to it and she talks with a mild Southern accent. Like her past, it’s something she’s worked hard to be rid of. One […]

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