Practical Life Principles from A to Z

Practical Life Principles from A to Z

Over the years, I have embraced many practical ideas. These have been often shared in office, classroom, and seminar settings over the years. I thought I’d share them with you, and I hope you find them useful. Part I: The Letter A and the Principle of Acceptance “Yuck...
Part 2: Why Confession Is Good for Your Soul

Part 2: Why Confession Is Good for Your Soul

In my last blog post in this series, I made specific reference to the importance of disclosing to your spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend things that may impact your relationship. This included things they may know, things they know nothing about, or things that they...
Why Confession Is Good for the Soul

Why Confession Is Good for the Soul

Our blog title today shares an old saying, “Confession is good for the soul.” In this brief series, let me share about three areas of confession and why “Confession is good for the soul.”  Part 1 will about confessions to the people closest to us: our spouse, fiancé,...
I’ve Been Called Dr. Shrink

I’ve Been Called Dr. Shrink

I’ve been called many things over the years, both personally and professionally. While some of these terms cannot be repeated here, here are a few I can share. I’ve been called some of these names: Doctor Shrink A doctor to the crazies A mentalist A head examiner...
The Characteristics of Loving Homes: Part 2

The Characteristics of Loving Homes: Part 2

In my last article, I cited seven characteristics of successful and happy marriages. In this writing I would like to continue with TWO more observations. I have found that how a couple allows each other “Voice” and “Vote” matters. What Is Voice? One of the hallmarks...
Characteristics of Loving Homes: Part 1

Characteristics of Loving Homes: Part 1

In over 30 years serving homes as a Christian counselor, I have noticed some qualities that are found in loving and “successful” homes. Here is Part 1 of an ongoing series on the characteristics of these marriages. The Characteristics Found in Loving Homes Several...