Most heterosexual, cis-gender parents don’t spend much time imagining the possibility that their child’s sexuality may be different from their own. This is a mistake.
“The More We Get Together…” Managing Family Conflict over the Holidays
The standard advice for avoiding conflict during family get togethers is to avoid discussions about religion or politics, but it’s not always that simple.
What do You Really Need? – A 6 Step Complete Self-Care Assessment Guide
When you feel the need to withdraw, when you feel pain, restlessness, irritation, sadness or discomfort consider what it is that you actually need to care for.
‘Forgiveness,’ A Dirty Word?
Forgiveness is not about excusing a behaviour, ignoring the impact of someones words or actions, or about pretending that everything is fine.
Before Leaving your Faith Community
Conflict within a faith community, can sometimes cause people to wonder if they’re losing their faith or if someone else is. Depending on the faith, this can feel catastrophic.
Gratefulness – No, Thank YOU!
How would our use of land and resources change if we saw them as valuable parts of our world, deserving respect and honour and gratefulness for what they give us?
Having your child become a teenager, can be one of the most fearful times of a parent's life! Wondering what is normal, when to call 911 and when to just hug them... are often parr for the course
My Journey with Homophobia
I was shocked at how much hurt I had caused in my previous interactions with these people and how much hurt this latest perspective was causing
“Dear Me…” or When Values Collide
Principles, rules, values, beliefs or vows are meant to guide us...Unfortunately, very few values work in practice every single time, for every single situation, without ever conflicting with any other values we hold.
It’s not just you…
"Everyone else seems to have it together. Why can't I manage?" ...People want to know if there's something wrong with them, if they have a 'fatal flaw...'