92017Jul
Trusting God When We Feel Hopeless (Vlog)

Trusting God When We Feel Hopeless (Vlog)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. Today, Melissa and I discuss something we’ve been struggling with over the past week. What does it look like to trust God in the midst of difficult circumstances that often lead to feelings of hopelessness? Links to others mentioned in this video:…

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62017Jul
My Food Confession

My Food Confession

People that know me know that I have an interest in tasty and healthy real food.  I read a lot about how different foods can be used as medicine and about the different food trends of today.  I really enjoy reading about and cooking things from scratch verses buying pre-made items.  While I don’t think…

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292017Jun
What Exactly is Life Coaching…and Who is it For?

What Exactly is Life Coaching…and Who is it For?

I was introduced to coaching through a small group setting.  For several months we journeyed together and the process of self-discovery was life changing.  I identified some areas of my life that were keeping me stuck and I wasn’t sure what exactly to do with them.  After the small group coaching ended, I continued meeting…

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252017Jun
Listening (Our First Vlog Post)

Listening (Our First Vlog Post)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. Please forgive our accents. Man, we had no clue we were that country. Oh well, maybe my He-Man shirt will make up for that. We do hope our experience today is a blessing to you in some way. Links to others mentioned…

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232017Jun
I Can’t Sleep

I Can’t Sleep

I can’t sleep. Well, that isn’t completely accurate. I go to sleep quite easily. I just don’t STAY asleep. I wake up several times during the night. Most of the time I will wake up one final time, around 3AM, and stay awake until I get out of bed to do my morning workout before…

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152017Jun
Telling Our Secrets

Telling Our Secrets

For over a year, I have been bombarded with a truth that escaped me for much of my life. It’s not that I didn’t KNOW it was true. I just didn’t fully EXPERIENCE it in my life. Here is one way to describe this truth… God desires that we not hide from Him…or each other….

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132017Jun
Stigma Attached to Counseling

Stigma Attached to Counseling

Melissa and I visited with a friend recently at lunch. She is a fellow Christian Counselor (visit her page by clicking here) in the Dunn area. In our discussion, we shared some with each other about the stigma that we often see being attached to counseling. It made me think back to my personal experience with…

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82017Jun
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?

I love The Sound of Music! It is full of beautiful songs that get stuck in my head quite often.  Just the other day I was getting dressed and “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria” suddenly came to my mind.  I kept singing it and wondering why in the world it was stuck…

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52017Jun
The S.A.F.E. Counseling and Coaching Office is Open!

The S.A.F.E. Counseling and Coaching Office is Open!

Our Office is Open! Melissa and I are happy to announce the opening of S.A.F.E. Counseling and Coaching in Dunn, NC. We are grateful to the good people at Hood Memorial Church who are providing us with a beautiful office space. Location Our office is located on the 3rd floor of Hood Memorial Christian Church…

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132017Apr
Relationships for an Introvert

Relationships for an Introvert

I am an introvert. This may come as no surprise to some, but a big surprise for others who know me. This is because I can be quite talkative in the right environment. However, I can blend with the wall pretty well in other situations. I find that I am more apt to get involved…

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