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The Sand Trap … Not Only in Golf

Melissa muttered through her tears, “Why am I the only one who cares about our marriage?  Doesn’t he care about me at all?”  Melissa and Sam have been married for…

No More

Did you watch football this Sunday?  Did you notice the “NO MORE” public service announcements (PSA)?  The NFL has been struggling with how to address the issue of players who…

Words from Childhood

Rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.  Proverbs 12:18 How did you develop your self-image?  For most of us, our self-image is based…

Cutting: There is a Better Way

I had never even heard of self-mutilation; then I came home one day to see a trail of blood across the kitchen floor. Following the blood splatters, I found my…

Five Nonstarters

Raise your hand if your spouse does something that makes you want to scream, “I can’t stand it”!  Great all hands are raised.  So what does your better-half do?  Wet…

Help… ADHD 

Has it been suggested your child has ADHD?  Are you worried that it may limit your child’s potential?  Would it help you to know that many famous people with ADHD…

Trouble at School; is it ADHD?

Little Johnny is having trouble at school; the question being asked is, does he have ADHD? So how common is it for kids to have ADHD? Studies, which report on…

Boundaries in Marriage

Never go into my wife’s kitchen.  Never criticize my wife’s driving. Never give my wife suggestions on how to cook. Never rearrange my husband’s closet.  Never have a conversation during…

Nanu Nanu – Good Bye for Now

Like many of you, the death of Robin Williams caused me to ask – why?  How could a man, who seemed to have it all, take his life. Depression is…

Roadmap for College Life 

August 22, freshmen arrive at Longwood University and Hampton Sydney.  Orientation at UVA begins August 23.  Virginia Tech classes begin August 25.  August 27th is the first day of class…