THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY

2020-02-12T21:38:09+00:00

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY Practicing mindfulness can be the beginning of kindness to your heart, soul, mind, and body. Mindfulness is being present in the moment without judgement and without trying to change it.  It is the practice of observing/wordless watching through the senses.  It is focused attention and growing awareness through our senses.  If [...]

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY2020-02-12T21:38:09+00:00

Longing

2020-02-12T21:37:03+00:00

Longing Recently I was reading the book Unwanted, by Jay Stringer; in which he writes about the process of healing from sexual brokenness. He writes about the need to look at those things that bind us, through the lens of what we really need. In a similar vein I have often asked my clients to [...]

Longing2020-02-12T21:37:03+00:00

My Teen is Being Bullied. What Do I Do?

2020-02-12T21:36:06+00:00

My Teen is Being Bullied. What Do I Do? Bullying is not a new topic of discussion. It continues to be a prominent problem amongst children and teenagers. Oftentimes, adults are not present when their child is being bullied, and can miss the signs that it is occurring. Moreover, as a parent, it can be [...]

My Teen is Being Bullied. What Do I Do?2020-02-12T21:36:06+00:00

Hidden in Plain Sight

2019-01-28T11:15:52+00:00

Hidden in Plain Sight National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The National Hotline for Human Trafficking reports N.C. ranks in the top 10 states in the number of trafficking reports. Since 2007, the NHTH has identified 2,949 victims of human trafficking in the state. Click the link here to see the 2017 NC State [...]

Hidden in Plain Sight2019-01-28T11:15:52+00:00

A Rose by Any Other Name — No Name-Calling Week

2019-01-23T00:03:26+00:00

A Rose by Any Other Name -- No Name-Calling Week How many times have you heard the word “bullying” over the last few years? Personally and professionally, it has become a buzzword, often misused and misunderstood. This week is no name-calling week, an effort to keep bullying out of our schools and communities and realize [...]

A Rose by Any Other Name — No Name-Calling Week2019-01-23T00:03:26+00:00

The Stigma of Sexual Abuse

2018-09-18T00:28:44+00:00

The Stigma of Sexual Abuse In a just, sin free world, childhood sexual abuse would not exist.  Unfortunately, the statistics prove otherwise.  In 2012, research found that one in four girls and one in six boys will experience sexual abuse by the age of 18*.  Seventy percent of all reports of sexual assault (including adults) [...]

The Stigma of Sexual Abuse2018-09-18T00:28:44+00:00

Child Abuse Prevention Month!

2018-04-10T00:45:50+00:00

April is child abuse prevention month!  Such an important topic to us all!  Anything we can do as a community to understand, report and prevent child abuse and neglect is one of the most important things we can ever do!  When trying to decide if something is child neglect/abuse many times there is a place [...]

Child Abuse Prevention Month!2018-04-10T00:45:50+00:00