Encouragement from the Bible

I wanted to share my new hobby! I receive so much encouragement from the Bible, and enjoy creating beautiful pictures with verses from the Bible. I hope they are a blessing to you today!               I’d love to hear from you. Which of these verses encourage you the most? […]

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Self-Compassion During Difficult Times

We Need to be Kind to Ourselves During Difficult Times Three weeks ago I had the joy of sharing my recent trip to our son’s wedding, made possible by the generosity of others. During my trip to Houston I met with a friend of mine, Jennifer Christian, who is also a counselor. She interviewed me […]

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Learn to Give Without Resentment

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Do you struggle with resentment? Do you sometimes feel like you are the one doing all the giving and sacrificing, while others around you aren’t doing their fair share? If the answer is “yes”, then you are not alone. I learned this concept many years ago when I developed a tool to help myself with […]

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How Boundary Problems Show Up in Our Relationships

Last week I shared why strong relationships need healthy boundaries. It’s normal to struggles with boundaries in our relationships with God, ourselves and others. This week we’ll talk about boundary confusion with God and others. Next week we’ll take a look at boundary confusion with ourselves. You might wonder how problems with healthy boundaries shows […]

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Healthy Relationships – Healthy Self vs. Distorted Self?

Healthy Sense of Self vs. Distorted Sense of Self?     Last week I shared how there are 7 types of mirrors that give us a reflection of who we are. They affect the way our sense of self develops. Today we’ll be digging in deeper to distinguish between a healthy sense of self vs. […]

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Gratitude Heals

  I’m sending you blessings as Thanksgiving is almost here in the USA. I wanted to write about how important gratitude is, especially if there are things in your life that make it hard to be grateful sometimes. I sat down to write, and I kept coming back to an amazing and encouraging post by […]

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You Are More Valuable Than You Think

You Are More Valuable Than You Think…   What was you first reaction when you read this title, “You are More Valuable Than You Think”? Agree? Disagree? Not Sure?   First of all…I want you to know this is true…you are valuable, precious, and have great value. Yes, this is true…it is true about you. […]

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Give Yourself Time

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  Give Yourself Time I apologize for not posting for quite a while…I was giving myself time as I’ve been going through a lot of transitions lately. A few weeks ago I was speaking at my Retirement Party put on by Western Seminary, Sacramento. They hosted this lovely party for area therapists and my past […]

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Be Kind To Yourself When You Mess Up!

  If you’re like me, you might need help to be kind to yourself when you mess up. Sometimes we respond immediately with self-criticism and have no idea how to be kind and compassion with ourselves instead. I recently started a Facebook page http://facebook.com/TheSelfCompassionClub where I share lots of helpful tips about ways I and […]

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Adjusting is Hard

Change Happens…and Adjusting is Hard   I don’t know about you, but adjusting sure is hard. I haven’t posted for four weeks because I’ve been adjusting to some recent health challenges. For those of you who might be new to this blog, you can read more about my journey here. About a month ago I […]

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