Four Reasons We Need Self-Awareness

Man in car taking picture of self in side mirror.

“If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln I don’t think people value self-awareness nearly enough. In fact, I think that we spend the majority of our […]

What is Bodynamic Psychology?

Muscular man tying running shoes

Bodynamic Psychology is a body psychotherapy grounded in the idea of mutual connection and dignity. The goal of this therapy is for a person to feel connected to others and themselves without disowning any portion of their experience. When a […]

Sexting Affects Us All

Sad Girl Looking at Cell Phone

Sexting wasn’t an open problem when I was in high school. I got my first iPhone towards the end of my three years there. Phones had terrible cameras if they even had cameras, and sharing things on the internet and […]

The Urgency of Meeting You

Another disappointment. Another argument. Another burnout. I know I’m not the only one. Everyone I talk to these days is busy. Everyone has a list of things that needs to get done. I’m right there too. I’ve got a list […]

The Other Side of the Cross

The Other Side of the Cross | | Is forgiveness of guilt enough?

In churches around the world this Easter, we Christians will be remembering Jesus’ sacrifice for us on the cross. We will sing praise, and have our moments of silence for remembrance. We will be thankful for forgiveness for the guilt […]

Embrace the Weirdo

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” – Hebrews 13:2 Picture this. You’re minding your own business, strolling casually down the street with your thoughts running off to where they always run […]

When It Is Hard To Care

There’s that person that hangs out at the back of the church. Quiet. Different. Alone. They stand back and watch as everyone greets their friends and families with smiles on their faces. Everyone around them is either bowed deep in […]

A Lesson In Letting Go

Out of nowhere, you’re brought to your knees again by a cruel turn in life. You’re emotionally winded and spent. You’re in pain and confused. You realize finally that something has to change; something needs to be let go of. […]