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November 20, 2019

20/20 vision is a term used to describe visual acuity, or the clarity and sharpness of vision measured at a distance of 20 feet.  There are many reasons our vision may be impaired, including refractive errors like nearsightedness and farsightedness, neurological disord...

October 1, 2019

“But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise

God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong

God chose the lowly things of the world, and the despised things

And the things that are not

To nullify the things that are”

1 Corinthians 1: 27 - 28

I...

September 1, 2019

There are times in our life when everything suddenly feels very unfamiliar and unclear, when the usual rhythms of our routines and relationships waver or even completely unravel, and we are left disoriented and confused.  There may have been a precipitating event invol...

August 2, 2019

In his article “The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less,” Psychologist Barry Schwartz notes that “maximizers,” or people who insist on “finding the very best” when making a decision, whether it be about attending college or buying a laptop, are more likely to be dis-sa...

July 8, 2019

 What happens when you lose your voice?  I’ve discovered that’s when you lose yourself . . .

The effects of trauma are pervasive, affecting our mind, body, and soul.  Our nervous system is wired to protect us from harm, but may be thwarted from doing so by ele...

May 2, 2019

I recently listened to a podcast on NPR entitled, “The Good Immigrant.” The reporter told a story of a Syrian family of refugees who thought they were being welcomed to their new home in Texas when a neighbor’s daughter  brought them a bag of skittles, only to find out...

April 1, 2019

One of my major roles as a therapist is to help people develop a theology of suffering.  People generally do not schedule sessions with a counselor when they are happy (although that would be a novel and welcome experience!) but rather when they are experiencing a leve...

March 1, 2019

I’m standing in front of a long bay of sinks in the airport restroom, vainly skimming my hands under the automated soap dispenser.  No soap comes out, so I move to the right and try the next one.  Nothing happens.  A woman appears on my left and holds her hands under t...

February 1, 2019

 I traveled to Washington last week to attend a memorial service for my aunt. Tante Claar lived to be 93 years old, in relatively good health until the end when both her body and mind began to fail.  Like my parents, my aunt experienced the trauma of being interned in...

January 2, 2019

“For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.” (2 Corinthians 4:6)

What would it have been like to see the Christ child lying in that manger on C...

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