Born to Fly
Take Flight

Born to Fly By April Twenhafel, MS, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist   On a recent trip to Illinois, I pulled up to my uncle’s home and six ducks and one goose greeted me. It struck me as very odd. I watched this goose follow the other ducks around like he was one of them. […]

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Understanding the Roots of Sexual Addiction
Sexual Addiction

Understanding the Roots of Sexual Addiction A Thoughtful Examination of the Sexual Addiction Cycle By Ramon Ivey, MS, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist   Sexual addiction and compulsive sexuality is the fastest growing addiction in the world, according to many of the top experts in the field. There are many reasons for this including, but […]

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The Exposing Nature of Desire

The Exposing Nature of Desire By Jack West, MA   Imagine yourself at a professional networking event.   You approach the drink station just as another person is finishing their drink order. The bar tender turns to you and takes your order. There you stand, waiting. You strike up conversation with your fellow adult beverage […]

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Sex Addiction, Security, and Trust
Healthy Attachement in Marriage - CIFT

Sex Addiction, Security, and Trust Implications for Spouses and Partners of Sex Addicts By Dr. Heather Schroeder, PsyD, Psychological Assistant   In the therapy world, the term “healthy attachment” is a concept that is often held as a gold-standard for understanding one’s emotional well-being. According to the father of attachment theory, John Bowlby, having the […]

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Do you have a Highly Sensitive Child?

Written by Jennifer Thompson, M.A
Being sensitive is an inborn temperament style that is found in about 15-20 percent of children. My oldest child has always been a sensitive child. In recognizing this, my biggest clue is her big reactions to everything, including small- almost …

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Uncover Your Image of God
Uncover Your Image of God

Uncover Your Image of God By Bill Gaultiere | Soulshepherding.org   Did you know that recent scientific research actually confirms that our beliefs about God change our brain circuits! When we worship the true God with our hearts it activates brain pathways and turns on higher brain regions that help us to become more like […]

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When You Feel a Lack of Joy
When You Feel a Lack of Joy

When You Feel a Lack of Joy By Bill Gaultiere | Soulshepherding.org We all want to experience more joy in life. Jesus prays this for us, asking the Father for us to have the fullness of his joy (John 15:11, 17:13). Fullness of joy! His joy! That’s a lot of joy! What can we do […]

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