Biblical Intimacy and Trust

Biblical Intimacy and Trust

In today’s electronic age of communication through social media, Twitter, Facebook, and texting, many couples struggle to find the kind of intimacy that fulfills their dreams and desires.  Our connection with one another is slipping towards a more impersonal,...
PTSD and Social Support

PTSD and Social Support

There is a great concern in the months and years ahead of an overburdened mental health system in light of the current pandemic and its ramifications still be fully felt.  Community social support may be all some will need and it might also be the first interactions to getting individuals to more intensive help that they need as awareness grows.

Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory

Attachment is an emotional bond to another person and is described as a “bond or tie between an individual and an attachment figure (Prior & Glaser, 2006, p. 15).”  In its simplest explanation, attachment theory involves mothers being available...
The Power of Sharing Feelings

The Power of Sharing Feelings

I was at a shopping mall recently and observed an elderly couple walking together hand in hand.  I wondered how long had they been married and what their life journey must have been.  I hoped that some day my wife and I would be as old as them walking hand in hand at...
Grief and the Holidays

Grief and the Holidays

The holiday season is a difficult time for many people.  It does not always bring tidings of comfort and joy but of regret, sorrow and loss.  For those who have experienced loss they feel the pain and grief of that loss particularly at the Holidays. Grief is a normal...
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa

Over the holiday’s I heard the classic Christmas song “I saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus.”  The original recording by Jimmy Boyd was recorded on July 15, 1952 when he was 13 years old.  The song describes a scene where a child walks downstairs on Christmas Eve to see...