The Importance of PLAYING As Adults


The Importance of PLAYING As Adults Somewhere between childhood to adulthood we stop playing, We get so busy living life or numbing out in front of the television that we forget the benefits of play. Play is not just for kids. Tamis-Lemonda cited by Kesser explains, “play is being joyfully immersed in the moment, and [...]

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults2019-12-23T17:33:52+00:00

Pregnancy and Infant Loss


Pregnancy and Infant Loss October 15 was National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Around 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage and 1 in 100 pregnancies end in still birth. The likelihood is that someone you know and love, or maybe even you yourself, has been effected by pregnancy or infant loss. Sadly, these [...]

Pregnancy and Infant Loss2019-12-23T17:25:05+00:00

The Pursuit of Joy


The Pursuit of Joy Happiness versus Joy Happiness seems to be something pursued by most everyone in American culture. From the outside, it may seem like a lot of individuals in your community have found “happiness” and it may feel discouraging that you would not define your life as happy. The thing about happiness is [...]

The Pursuit of Joy2019-12-23T17:39:40+00:00

How to have Difficult Conversations


How to have Difficult Conversations In this post I will talk about how to have the difficult conversations we avoid. Even in the best of relationships, there are usually subjects that are difficult to address. The issue is that if these subjects are not addressed, they can cause resentments which can end the relationship. Briefly [...]

How to have Difficult Conversations2019-12-23T17:56:47+00:00



Marriage Chris Cook and Jessie Deussing Ideas about marriage (what marriage is, when people should marry, the normalcy and permanence of marriage, etc.) are shifting as our culture is experiencing new challenges and conversations about this ancient institution.  According to the National Marriage Project, several trends have emerged in recent years that have an effect [...]

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