How to Deal With Toxic People

Are people really toxic? What does that mean?I have seen numerous self-help posts about dealing with toxic people and actually, I find it a bit misleading. The people aren't toxic in the sense that they pollute the environment with tangible or physical junk. It's their...

Balance and Betrayal

1 Peter 5:8-9Amplified Bible (AMP) 8 Be sober [well balanced and self-disciplined], be alert and cautious at all times. That enemy of yours, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion [fiercely hungry], seeking someone to devour. 9 But resist him, be firm in your faith [against his attack—rooted, established, immovable], knowing that...

Decisions, Decisions!

We all make them. Decisions have always come pretty easy to me. Some people I know have a very difficult time making decisions. From the smallest choice to the largest, life-changing ones, we make decisions all day every day.I was pulling weeds from my vegetable...

Control Theory

We all have control issues. Some people are control freaks. They will manipulate people and situations in order to feel like they are in charge. They use people to achieve their own ends. It can seem like children are control freaks, but are they?I have...

Just Get Through It

Have you every really dreaded some event or activity? Perhaps, it was speech class or gym in school. Maybe, it was the job interview process or giving birth. It could have been something much more scary for you.For abuse survivors, loads of things cause dread....