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Groups during Covid-19

Group therapy from home at reduced prices is now being offered, using Zoom so we can all see each other during the session, with no special app or equipment needed on your end but a smartphone with audio-video.  I’ve paid for extra security for these meetings:  your picture and sound are encrypted before they leave your phone or computer.  All these groups will meet weekly with 3 to 6 members, with your …Read More

Types of Virtual Groups and When They Meet

Purposes, Format, and Schedules Coping with Coronavirus Changes  (Re-ordering our Lives) Tuesday mornings 10:15 – 11:30 This is called a process group, a place where men and women can process their issues related to the changes recently brought into their lives by the Coronavirus.  All participants set goals for themselves, and share them with the group, so they can get help from me and often each other, to work through …Read More

How I Live

  DOWN-SIZING AND SIMPLIFYING MY LIFE: FINDING THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE   At midlife, I had been building and launching both my family and my career for over 20 years.  Yet I reached a point where I couldn’t pay my bills or bond with my family.  I was stressed out from trying to make ends meet.  My business supported ten employees and counselors, but during its last …Read More

How I Live: Are the Best Things in Life really Free?

  NATURAL QUIET AND SIMPLICITY INSPIRE ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT August 2019   At midlife, I had been building and launching both my family and my career for over 20 years.  I was stressed out from trying to make ends meet.  My business supported employees and counselors, but during its last years, I reached a point where I couldn’t make ends meet, so we went under.  When I had fulfilled all my …Read More

Is this sexual activity dirty for us?

  Applying Romans 14 to Marital Lovemaking   Spiritually, most Christians consider romantic touch a matter of individual conscience.  The Bible doesn’t give one set of behavioral guidelines here for everybody, so the principles of Romans 14 should certainly apply.  Let’s each read this chapter devotionally, letting it and God read us as we do.  To see how it applies to our romantic touching, we would need to try replacing …Read More

How to Quit Smoking

HOW TO QUIT SMOKING   Wise people have had lots of trouble with nicotine. Mark Twain said, “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing I’ve ever done in my life. I ought to know. I’ve done it a hundred times.” Sigmund Freud died of a cancerous jaw caused by smoking cigars. He was clearly aware of how his smoking caused and aggravated his condition, but he was unable to control …Read More

Guilt, Bogus Guilt, and Shame

  GUILT, BOGUS GUILT, AND SHAME: How can you tell the Difference?   If you’re feeling bad about yourself, you might as well do it up right. Make something good come out of it. You can do it three different ways, and though they all feel pretty much the same at the time, the way you think and talk to yourself determines whether you end up feeling better or worse …Read More