Our world today is riddled with significant, constant discord. We witness rebellions, governmental abuse, riots, wars, and terrorism that is related of anger. In recent posts, we have been looking at unhealthy styles of anger expression. Frequently, the continued expression of unhealthy and aggressive anger leads to the kinds of conflict, hatred and pain that we are seeing in our world. I […]
Yesterday, May 2, 2011, America woke to the reality that Osama Bin Laden, the central figure in the al-Qaeda terrorism network, has been killed by American Navy Seals. What may this mean to you?
Incredible energy is given to the Season of Christmas all over our country: for family gatherings, gift-giving, wonderful meals and spiritual renewal.
The holidays can be a very difficult time for families. In particular, the holidays have the potential to be both emotionally charged and dissonant for families with teenagers. Here is one perspective that may help you through this time.
This is a week where we stop to give thanks for the many blessings that we are privileged to have in our lives. It is a special time of thinking through all of the good things that we possess and can celebrate.
I have been writing about the topic of bullying. In my last post, I wrote about Bullycide. This phenomenon describes incidents in which someone who is bullied commits suicide. Unfortunately, just as I was writing about bullycide, Brandon Bitner, another teenager committed suicide. His family, friends and most of the information surrounding his life point to the reason […]