The Stress of a Pandemic

This article was first written for First Presbyterian Church Greetings from the Christian Counseling Center of First Presbyterian Church.  As I write this, I am grateful for technology.  Almost 5 weeks ago, when the first recommendations for social distancing...

Fall is in the Air

The following article was published in “First Things” for First Presbyterian Church.   It is that time of year.  All of the indicators that summer is ending and that fall is quickly approaching are upon us.  School is beginning, football is here, the...

Soul Wounds

Attach: Join, put together, connect. Abandon: Throw away, dispose of, dump. Abandonment and Attachment…two important words that affect our ability to have relationships. In his book “Why You Do the Things You Do”, Tim Clinton says that the following...

All Things for Good

Some people I meet with have been so unspeakably abused by others, it is almost impossible for them or me to grasp how something so horrific could a) be allowed by God and b) be used for good. Thomas Watson, a 17th Century writer who wrote the little book, All Things...