Rediscovering Faith After Personal Loss

Whether you’ve lost a loved one, are facing a chronic illness, or are dealing with any manner of personal loss, the grief that comes with it can be earth-shattering. Grief occurs after loss of any kind, and this journey through grief can stir a myriad of emotions and questions, challenging the strongest beliefs. While many turn to faith Continue Reading >>

Understanding Grief

The concept of understanding grief can seem contradictory – after all, every person’s journey through grief is uniquely shaped by a person’s background, experiences, and relationships. However, despite its individual nature, there are common threads that can unify the experience of grief. In this blog, we’ll explore the various facets of grieving while acknowledging its Continue Reading >>

Why Faith-Based Counseling Is for Everyone

Sometimes, life feels like a whirlwind of emotions. During moments of crisis, grief, or change, many of us search for an anchor to hold onto – something that reminds us we aren’t alone. During these times, faith-based counseling can be a beacon of hope and healing, even for those who might not consider themselves religious Continue Reading >>

How To Prepare For The Hard Dates

Grief can get easier as time goes on, but it never really goes away. And though grief can manifest at times when we least expect it, when you lose a loved one, it’s not uncommon to dread certain dates. Whether it’s holidays, anniversaries, or birthdays, it can be hard to celebrate without them. It’s important Continue Reading >>

Understanding and Overcoming Caregiver Burnout

You’ve been there for others in their time of need, pouring love, time, and energy into caring for a loved one. This journey is rewarding, yet it’s not without its trials. You might feel a bit more worn out than usual or be anxious about your caregiver tasks. That’s okay – you’re human, after all. Continue Reading >>

Understanding and Supporting Grieving Teens

Being a teenager is hard enough as it is – there are big exams, tough classes, peer pressure, romantic and social issues, friendships, bullying…the list goes on. It seems silly as you get older but, remember, there once was a time when a person not inviting you to hang out was enough to warrant a Continue Reading >>

Thankful

1 Chronicles 16:34 “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, his love endures forever.” During this week of Thanksgiving, we thank the Lord for His amazing power and work in our lives, for His goodness, His many blessings, and for His great love and care. We thank Him for food and remember those Continue Reading >>

Coping with Loss Through the Holidays

When you think of the holidays, what comes to mind?  For some, it’s the hustle and bustle, lots of traffic, or maybe fond memories of years gone by. But, what if those memories only bring a flood of grief because of the absence of dear family members? If that resonates with you, please remember you Continue Reading >>

How To Deal with the Death of Your Pastor

When we lose a loved one, the journey to healing is not an easy one. As a member of a church or faith-based community, the members become your faith family and the pastor is the head of the household. A pastor shepherds his flock, checks on the ill and broken-hearted, and often guides us through Continue Reading >>

Finding Meaning & Purpose After Retirement

You’ve given a majority of your life to your career, and now that you’re retiring, you may feel a little off balance or lost, and are wondering what comes next. While it’s important to take time for yourself, and you may be enjoying less busy and less stress filled days, it’s also important to find Continue Reading >>