6 things you should never say to someone with depression

6 things you should never say to someone with depression Chances are, you know someone struggling with depression. If you want to help instead of hurt, avoid these six common mistakes. Depression is a serious disease that affects over 120 million people worldwide. You may notice your spouse or child has a decreased mood and diminished energy. Relatives orContinue reading “6 things you should never say to someone with depression”

10 things parents need to know about their highly sensitive child

10 things parents need to know about their highly sensitive child Having a highly sensitive child can be a trying, confusing time. But these 10 insights into your sensitive child’s life can make the challenge a little easier to tackle. High sensitivity (also known as sensory processing sensitivity) is a personality trait seen in aboutContinue reading “10 things parents need to know about their highly sensitive child”

How to recognize emotional abuse

How to recognize emotional abuse Ways to tell if you are in an abusive relationship. On either side. And what to do about it. Emotional abuse has many definitions, but is best characterized by typical patterns of behavior and relationship dynamics. Emotional abuse tends to revolve around a power imbalance, where at least one personContinue reading “How to recognize emotional abuse”

A Book #ReviewWithElly Fix by Force By Jason Warne

Fix by Force By Jason Warne Published by WestBow Press This is a story of a young 17 years old boy named Spencer. A high school student. Like many others of course relentlessly bullied at school, dealing with his fathers death, his mothers illness, and everyday life battle as a teen. Part of the timeContinue reading “A Book #ReviewWithElly Fix by Force By Jason Warne”

Forgive even if they are not Sorry

A 365 Days Challenge Day #3 Reconciliation Think about how good it feels when a conflict is resolved and friendship is restored. That’s what God wants for each of us. When we iron out our differences with others and renew those friendships, we open the door for deeper intimacy with God in prayer. How doContinue reading “Forgive even if they are not Sorry”

Today’s Choices – Tomorrow’s Generation

Today’s Choices – Tomorrow’s Generation As each of our kids has fallen in love, we’ve given them what sounded like a strange piece of advice, “Make sure you make a good 200-year choice.” Our choice in a mate will have impact for a long, long time – along with a lot of other family choices.Continue reading “Today’s Choices – Tomorrow’s Generation”