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Safe Community: Why It’s Important and How To Find It

Safe community. What is it? Why is it important? What difference will it make in your healing journey? Where do you find it? How do you find it? What is it and why is it important? Safe community is a place where you can speak truth and no one jumps to criticize or correct. They listen and ask questions. They let you know what they are hearing so you can actually understand what you are […]

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“Journey to Heal” by Crystal Sutherland

Today’s blog is a NEW BOOK RELEASE from a fellow childhood sexual abuse survivor. She has written a wonderful book that I believe will truly help you, my readers, or someone you know who has experience sexual abuse, to move from fear, anger, and distrust, to greater confidence in Christ, living forward without fear. Her name is Crystal Sutherland and below is more about her book, where to pre-order it, and what others have to […]

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What Makes Truth Truly True?

In January I spoke about lies: what they are and how they show up in our lives. Then we explored how the lies can be detected and the truth applied in the areas of what we believe in our marriage, faith, and calling. These were a general overview of how my “Rebuilding YOUR Foundations” Journal works. I defined lies and how they present themselves to our hearts and minds. The next logical step is defining […]

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A River Runs Through Me

For a few months now I have written about what I have learned or discovered in life as I approach 50. My life feels like a river flowing down a mountain stream. Shaped by the rush of time and rocks and obstacles. The Lord has created ways for me to learn who He is and who I am in Him on this river. Many times I capsized and thought I was drowning. Other times I […]

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Is Life Coaching Really Worth It?

Life Coaching is everywhere on the internet. Is this another self-help thing or a slick way of doing what disciplers and mentors have always done – just for money? Why pay for something that I can talk to a friend about or look for the “how” online? The answers to these questions are important. Until you understand the difference and the power behind being coached, you will not see your need for a life coach […]

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Boundaries: Freedom to Change and Grow

Boundaries are a new concept for me. As I have learned to define them, I realized how leaky and faulty mine were. Boundaries are good. The Lord models healthy boundaries for us – they flow from His very character. God’s boundaries define who He is as God and how He interacts with us – what He as the Creator and Savior is responsible for and what we the creatures and sinners are responsible for. His […]

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