Give Yourself Time

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 students. […]

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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 realized […]

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We All Need Kindness

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  We All Need Kindness I had the privilege last week to share with 15 Hospital Chaplains different ways to show others that we all need kindness –not only toward others, but also toward ourselves. Specifically, I shared ways they can teach themselves as well as their patients and their families how to be compassionate […]

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Self-Compassion from Singapore!

Hello Everyone…today I have the pleasure of sharing a post from my new dear friend, Shuyi who lives in Singapore Shuyi gave me permission to share her post of how God led her to my book, and the impact self-compassion has had on her. I am blown away by her post, and will share some […]

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God Will Give You What You Need!!!

  I want to encourage you that no matter what you are going through, God will give you what you need I was struck by this a few days ago after I was honored to speak to over 50 Therapist and counseling students at Western Seminary, Sacramento. My topic was “Self-Compassion in the Counseling Office” […]

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God Has Not Failed or Disappointed Me

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How to Walk Through Pain and Suffering in Our Lives Recently, I was honored to have my friend, Linda ask me to speak to her college class about the above topic.  As I was preparing, I was able to put into words why I believe that God has not failed or disappointed me…despite such difficult […]

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Don’t Give Up!

  I was praying about what to share this week, and it came to me this morning – Don’t Give Up Yes…I was once again putting up lights outside over the weekend. You see…there is a big gap between the red, white and blue lights of Memorial Day and Fourth of July, and that is […]

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Listen to Your Heart

I had a wonderful experience last week. My former Jr. High Choir Director, Roy and his wife Paula, drove up from the Fresno area (about 200 miles) to visit with me. He did what I am encouraging all of us to do: Listen to Your Heart.   Now the amazing thing is that Roy found […]

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Sharing Hope and Light (cool pictures)!!!

  We finally took our Christmas lights down this year about the middle of January. After they were all down everything looked so dark. I didn’t like this at all. I missed the hope and light I felt when our Christmas lights were up. I decided to put lights up year round just around our […]

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Secrets to Getting Through Tough Times: Take a Bigger View of What is Going On

Sometimes it’s so hard to see the big picture It is hard to see the bigger view. This happens not out of selfishness, but because we are struggling, confused, trying to figure out what is happening, and how to respond. This is normal. After a period of time (very different for each person and each […]

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