Tragedy Begins Where Crisis Ends

“I’m sorry, you are too late, we can’t print your boarding passes” “But there is still 20 minutes before the plane takes off!” “It’s policy, There’s nothing I can do” “okay… well, when is the next flight out? We have class in the morning!” “Tomorrow” Tomorrow. 24 hours from where we were. As the nice…

Emotional Intelligence – Part 2

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE The following strategies are used to improve skills in each area of Emotional Intelligence. Some of the areas explored are: Self-awareness, is the ability to recognize an emotion as it “happens”, is the key to EQ. Most of us are on “auto-pilot” experiencing emotions all throughout our day, but never really realizing that…

The 4 Horsemen of Marriage

On the topic of marriage, there is a lot to talk about.  Today our focus is on if our spouse is not there for us, it brings emotional disconnection, distress, and triggers the “Four Horsemen.”   The “Four Horsemen,” or signs, that your marriage is in distress and could result in divorce are: Criticism – Turning…

Celebrate New Life

This wonderful time of year brings beautiful budding trees, deep green leaves and flowers poking up through the pine straw and mulch. Also, our hearts turn toward the cross remembering the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. I am reminded of the significance for each of us on a very personal level. Because of what…

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

It is not often that a book, other than the Bible, challenges me to self-examination and into a deeper walk with Christ.  “Emotionally Healthy Spirituality” has done just that.  I was so affected by this book that I decided to share about it in our newsletter with the hope that you will pick it up…