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The Cure for the Unsatisfied Life

Despite the fact that Jesus came so that we could live an abundant life, many Christians are living under the oppression of dissatisfaction. This is a world full of people searching and striving to get their desires satisfied. When you…

Dealing With Loneliness After Divorce

Perhaps you have just experienced the shock of your life when your spouse came home and told you he was leaving.  Or you could be one of the many who couldn’t take it anymore and despite all of your efforts didn’t work out. Even if…

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…

God Doesn’t Want Me to Stay in This Miserable Marriage, Does He?

  “God just wants me to be happy” is the justification I hear from many women who are sitting in my office, trying to find a way out of an unhappy marriage. For most, they have tried everything under the sun to get their husbands…

4 Signs You Are Settling for Less Than You Are Capable Of

I see it time and time again—women desiring and dreaming big, only to accept second, or even third, best when they feel as if their high hopes will fall flat. They settle in relationships, jobs, friends, even their own potential. Our most…

The Gift Of Failure

  “I want to grow up to be a failure,” said no one, ever. Everyone wants to be a success. From as young as we can remember, we are told, You can do anything! But that simply isn’t true, is it? Although they are well-intentioned,…

Three Signs It’s Safe to Trust Again (and Three Clues It’s Time to Run)

  By Kris Reece, Counselor, Coach, Speaker Very few would argue that trust is a key component in successful relationships. After all, isn’t honesty the best policy? And yet, if you have lived on this planet for any length of…

What Makes You Tick?

  You’re familiar with personality tests, yes? They’re nearly impossible to get away from, whether they are humorous Facebook quizzes or bestselling books offering detailed strengths analysis. While they are fun to take and can be…

When It’s Time to Burn a Bridge

  You've heard the expression, "Don't burn your bridges." While this adage has some wisdom to it—we do live in a small world and you never know when you’ll cross paths with someone—sometimes you need to burn bridges with people…

To Scream or Not to Scream

Whether you experience it as a mild heat or a full-blown pressure cooker, anger is a natural human emotion. In fact, it is the most common emotion. It affects body and mind—increasing your body temperature and creating an unsettled discomfort. Anger…