Archive for category: Scripture

Intimacy with Christ

Intimacy with Christ

Relationships can be difficult. If they were easy, we wouldn’t have broken families, divorces, broken hearts, misunderstandings, lack of forgiveness, bitterness, resentments and the list could go on. But relationships are also a gift; it would be a lonely world without them. A key I have found to successful relationships […]

 
Truest Truth About You

Truest Truth About You

How can we help our kids to accept and like themselves? And how can we really accept and like our self? As adults, we think we should be all put together and have it all together. But I have learned through my coaching business, that many of us still don’t […]

 
Parent as a Team

Parent as a Team

 “When it’s just the two of us, we have a great relationship. Add the kids to the mix and that’s when we have problems.” Can you relate? Remarriage with kids can be very difficult to say the least. Birth parent and child do things a certain way. They understand each […]

 
Focus on the Positives~Good Choice!

Focus on the Positives~Good Choice!

We all have pressures and things in our lives that we wish were different. None of us escape. Some seasons are easier than others and sometimes we may enter a season of life that is so good that we hope it never ends. Ah!.. But as the saying goes “All […]

 
It’s Nice to be Included

It’s Nice to be Included

You know the remarkable, one of a kind story, about Joseph, Mary and Jesus. The angel told Joseph that Mary was pregnant with the child of God and Joseph was to marry her and become the child’s stepfather. Can you imagine? We may struggle with the fact that our step […]

 
Relational Capital

Relational Capital

February 27, 2015 2:29 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture, Step Families / No comments

In one of our blended family classes, we had a couple join us half way through. So they had not begun the classes with the rest of the members. We asked them to tell a little about themselves so that we along with the rest of the class could get […]

 
Broken Relationship

Broken Relationship

January 6, 2015 12:32 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture / 2 comments

I am going to share right from my heart today. Lately I’ve been a bit discouraged about recording more Pod casts and blogs about blended families. The truth is, I felt like a hypocrite because my blended family is not how it used to be and not how I want […]

 
From the Heart

From the Heart

October 29, 2014 9:20 am / Relationships, Scripture, Step Families / No comments

 Scripture says in Proverbs. 4:23 “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” In other words, we live our lives from our hearts. What ever is in our hearts is what we shall bring forth in our lives. Luke 6:45 says “The good man brings […]

 
Wisdom from a 6 Year Old

Wisdom from a 6 Year Old

October 8, 2014 2:40 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture / No comments

You are the reason I am here. I love your family, I understand the differentness of a step family and I really want the members of your family to come to a place where everyone knows where they fit. Stepfamilies have to negotiate and renegotiate their relationships. And success is […]

 
How Divorce Impacts Teens Ages: 13-18 Years Old

How Divorce Impacts Teens Ages: 13-18 Years Old

October 8, 2014 2:26 pm / Divorce, Relationships, Scripture / No comments

We have been discussing how divorce effects children differently, depending on their ages. It’s  important to be aware of the differences when a family is experiencing divorce, in order to help your child cope in ways that are most beneficial to them in their age group. Today we will discuss […]