February 2020 – Affection

While in college, I had a roommate from Alaska. He told me that in the Eskimo language they have a bunch of words to designate different aspects of snow. That is because snow is an important a part of their lives, they need to know the type of snow they are taking...

Choosing Prayer

We work with people who are choosing to make changes to the choices they make.   But they have trouble seeing the choices they want to make because their history gets in the way.  They have been responding to a given circumstance in a certain way for so long...

Gods Choice – Our Choice

Life Is Full Of Choices looks at the world around us as a series of choices. The world, as it is, is the result of the choices we, and those who have come before us, have made. Some have made good choices – and we are enjoying the consequences of those choices,...

Core Need #1 – Affection

I recently was talking to a couple who shared that they knew they were giving their children all the affection they needed because they were giving them all the toys they asked for. I told them they were confused. They were buying temporary happiness for their...

Cornerstone #1 – The Future

I am sure some of you have heard that my mother died October 4th. This is as very confusing time for me because I miss her terribly and am glad that she is in heaven.  Those two emotions are hard to deal with at the same time. This blog though is about...

The Most Important

The fourth Core Need we deal with as we go through the Cornerstones and Core Needs of Growing Kids is Discipline. During the close of that session I ask the question “Which is the most important of the Core Needs. The options are Affections, Boundaries,...