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Are You Waiting on God, Or Is He Waiting On You?

No one likes waiting. We want what we want and we want it now. Yet as Christians we are constantly reminded to wait on God. It’s easy to say, but can be very difficult to actually do. Waiting on God can be painful and the longer it takes,…
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15 Self Limiting Beliefs Christians Entertain Everyday

If you found out that your friend or neighbor was spreading lies about you, you would be furious, right? But the truth is you likely spend more time and energy trying to dispel lies that others tell than you do the lies you tell yourself. That’s…

I Hate You...But Will Never Admit it

Are You a Hater? How to Tell, and How to Change When you find yourself constantly thinking something derogatory about someone else, watch out—you have hatred brewing in your heart. Just like weeds growing in your garden need to be…
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Falling Out of Love

“I just fell out of love,” Emily said—she was determined to follow through with her divorce from Jake. “How do you just fall out of love?” Jake responded with a look of defeat written all over his face. “I’ve tried and tried.…
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5 Surprising Reasons Why You Have a Hard Time Saying No

Saying No! Do you feel like you are causing hurt, pain and inconvenience to others when you tell them ‘no’? People pleasing can seem like it is a positive trait, but when you consistently put others’ needs over your own, you become…

How to Get Emotional Healing

If you were seriously injured, would you go to the hospital? Of course you would. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that pain is a sign that something is wrong.  But what about emotional healing? Would it would be safe…
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How to End a Relationship with a Narcissist

Narcissists are notorious for blaming others, so they rarely assume responsibility for their own actions. They have little to no empathy for others. They rarely see themselves as part of the problem and will only do enough work to get things…
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Why Do Others Always Take Advantage of Me?

You’re a giving person. You like to see people happy, and you like it when they are happy with you. This is natural, isn’t it? Yes, absolutely. There are many natural givers in this world—people with temperaments that love to give…

Was Your Mother Helpful or Hurtful?

What do you do when the person who is supposed to be your greatest encourager and comforter is actually the very source of your pain? Many hurting women sit in my office with the question:  “How do you deal with a controlling and manipulative…

3 Things Every Christian Needs to Know About Dating After Divorce

  By Kris Reece, Counselor, Coach, Speaker Whether your divorce is a distant memory, or you are still in the throes of a legal battle, the question always looms, “When should I start dating?” While some women will swear off…