Healthcare professionals use terms like fear, anxiety, panic attack, and phobia to illum-inate the spectrum of our fears. For our purposes, we will use fear and anxietysomewhat interchangeably but with the following distinctions. Fear is an immediate and intense internal alarm system that alerts us to the presence of danger. It revs up our whole … Read moreNegative Response To Fear
Holiday hopes and holiday realities seemed to be utterly opposed to each other. Our general expectations for the holiday season are excitement, a time of peace and celebration, to enjoy food, friends and family and maybe take some much needed vacation. But this part of the year is a time of highs and lows; many … Read moreThe Holiday Hustle: Stress vs. Peace!
I have often thought that as humans we have this inherent feeling or desire for things to be good all the time or that we should feel good all the time. We certainly seem to work hard toward fixing and correcting, and being irritated when things don’t go our way. I guess spiritually speaking it … Read moreSpiritually Speaking Trouble!
At the beginning of every New Year, a great majority of us once again take a close assessment of ourselves and appraise our overall health. We may eventually get around to considering our emotional and mental health, and some will contemplate their spirituality. But our emphasis will most likely be the health of our physical … Read moreSpiritually Speaking Training the Spiritual Body!
It is almost impossible to go into the Christmas season without thinking about the gift! Most will think long and hard on what they will give to their family, friends and even business associates. Some will plan the budget carefully. Others will painstakingly coordinate their shopping route in order to find the best bargains and … Read moreSpiritually Speaking The Gift!
Thanksgiving! I have to admit, I love food and I’m pretty thankful for my mom’s dressing around this time of year. Most of us will probably reflect on a number of things we are especially thankful for during this season; we certainly have a lot to be thankful for to God. But how about the … Read moreSpiritually Speaking The Crush!
One of things that trips me up the most is the balance between what I am supposed to be accomplishing in my life, and what I am supposed to be relying on God to dofor me! This seems to be a dilemma many also share. I frequently hear questions such as “What does God want … Read moreSpiritually Speaking Purpose!
Marriage statistics can be down right depressing! Just 2 years ago, Life Innovations published in their newsletter that 90% of people get married once, but the “average” divorce rate continues to be 50% and rises significantly higher with subsequent marriages; less than half of all couples will celebrate their 25th anniversary and the 7-year itch … Read moreLove & Intimacy
Location! Location! Location! Business owners and real estate people all believe this is the answer to the question, “what are the three most important things in business”? They know a great ‘location’ is an integral asset. I think God must think it is pretty important also based on the first question he ever asked man: … Read moreSpiritually Speaking: : Location!
Eileen’s face lit up when she spoke of her courtship with her husband Steve. “He was so tall and handsome and I was so in love. When he would put his arms around me, I knew that nothing could hurt me.” After they married, the relationship grew to be strong and supportive. “Steve was somewhat … Read moreDanger: Fear Ahead!!