Trauma to Recovery: Happiness, Reslience and Recovery

Trauma to Recovery:

How can you move from trauma to recovery?

I was listening to NPR today while driving back home and heard a wonderful Ted talk about resilience, recovery, and lifetime baselines.

Happiness, resilience, and recovery are built into our genetic code. In utero, everyone of us are imprinted with an enormous capacity to . . . → Read More: Trauma to Recovery: Coping with Happiness, Resilience, and Faith

Brain Integration: Hope for Addiction and Mental Health Recovery

Hope for Recovery From Addiction and Mental Health Issues

Living with a mental health challenge and living with someone with a mental health challenge can be stressful at best. I have had both experiences, having had an alcoholic father and brother. Life was hellish, to say the least. My response was to collapse into the . . . → Read More: Brain Reintegration: Hope for Recovery From Addiction and Mental Health Issues.

Spiritual Directors: Your Impact on Your Congregations

A Powerful-Impact

No one lives in a vacuum. We all have the ability to make a powerful impact on ourselves, our families, and on our communities.

Everyone experiences pain and tragedy in our lives. The question is, how are we going to use it? Will we utilize that pain in a way that destroys ourselves . . . → Read More: Making a Powerful Impact On Yourself and on Others

Building Church Communities: Celebrating Hope


Celebrating Hope

Tonight, I heard about the premature death of a forty nine year old man who died from cirrhosis of the liver from years of alcohol abuse. He did not have a reason to engage in celebrating hope.

Last Sunday, I was a part of a presentation about building church communities that would . . . → Read More: Building Church Communities: Celebrating Hope