My Spouse Makes me So Mad!!

Often those who are closest to us make us upset. They make and break promises, or they act as if our interests and needs don’t matter. We all want to …

Quieting the Noise

It seems that in the days of COVID, computers, technology and TV, our minds are assaulted by this ever present “noise.” Omni-present noise is hard to escape. It filters and …

I’m a Recovering Ego-holic

Like the prodigal son, I loathed my rigorous church and home life; I wanted to break free. “Give me my space,” this teenager screamed; so my parents gave me SPACE …

Jaimie’s Scrupulosity Journey

What do you think of when you hear the term “OCD?” Do you think of compulsive hand washing? Do you imagine people with meticulously organized closets? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is …

Healing Emotional Blisters

I was once sitting with a group of friends sharing childhood experiences, when we started talking about being raised by domineering mothers. Three women present called their mothers “narcissistic.” They …

The Cure For Addiction

As I researched infant bonding for my latest book, a far-reaching reality slowly dawned on me: God created us for a peace found only in love. Here’s that reality in …