I grew up in a small farm town. Life was simple, uncomplicated, and sometimes magical. Valentine’s Day was one of those holidays when there was magic in the air, maybe it was the hope of love in the air. One of my favorite memories was of the huge heart display that appeared every year in […]
What a wonderful time of year to be grateful for all the gifts and blessings in our lives! Good health. Employment. Family. Food. Shelter. So much for which to be thankful. But if this is true, then why do so many of us criticize—rather than express gratitude—for the good things going on all around us? […]
My Mom was so uncool and I have the facts to prove it. She was older than the other kids’ moms which meant she seemed slower. She was basically a farmer. Her clothes were a mix of bargains when she found the time or energy to shop. Going to the salon was never important to […]
Life is a series of experiences. Some are rewarding and successful as if God is right by our side, helping us all the way. Other times we may feel like our efforts have ended in disaster, and life is much too hard to endure! The natural human response to failure oftentimes is to isolate ourselves—withdrawing from […]
Are you late almost everywhere you go? Do you see yourself coming and going? If so, you may be missing restful margins in your life. Margins are considered boundaries of protection for our souls against the craziness of society’s fast pace. We’re racing through a lifestyle where busyness and exhaustion are considered status symbols. Productivity […]
Kay Arnold, LPC, NCC shares practical encouragement about armoring your heart, when you can trust, and who is best to let see the inside.
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