Gratitude is the Quality of Being Thankful

Scientific evidence has shown that people who practice an attitude of gratitude are considerably more enthusiastic, interested, and determined. These people also feel 25% happier; and are more likely to be both kind and helpful to others. It is that time of year when we begin gearing up to be more thankful. However, research shows… Continue reading Gratitude is the Quality of Being Thankful


How to Identify Video Game Addiction & Others

When you hear the word “addictions”, the first thing that pops into your head is probably drugs or alcohol. Gambling or sex addictions might also register as types of negative habits. Or perhaps even the digital obsession many have with their devices. But video game addiction? Is there really such a thing? Is It Really… Continue reading How to Identify Video Game Addiction & Others


Let Nothing Move You

By Les Morgan, D. Min. We get knocked off course so easily these days. The smallest problem, stress or conflict makes us want to give up on our dreams, commitments and relationships. We give in to discouragement and give up fighting for the things that matter the most. What ever happened to staying power? The ability to… Continue reading Let Nothing Move You


Finding Your Smile

By Pastor Jason Phillips, MA Sometimes life just wears you down. We all face times when we don’t feel the happiness that we may have at one time or another in our lives. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you have depression, it could just be the burdens of your day to day life are taking a… Continue reading Finding Your Smile


Give the Gift

By Les Morgan, D. Min. Ignace Jan Paderewski, the famous Polish composer-pianist, was once scheduled to perform at a great American concert hall for a high-society extravaganza. In the audience was a mother with her fidgety nine-year-old son. Weary of waiting, the boy slipped away from her side, strangely drawn to the Steinway on the stage. Without much… Continue reading Give the Gift


Communication Breakdown

By Les Morgan, D. Min. A foreign Ambassador attended a special dinner in Washington, D.C. His English was very poor.  The senator seated next to him struck up a conversation. He inquired about the ambassador's family. Do you have any children? Trying to explain that his wife could not bear children he said, "No, we don't have… Continue reading Communication Breakdown


God is Your GPS

By Colleen Shue, RPM Counselor Many of us rely on a GPS navigation device for directions when we are driving.  This handy electronic device is a global positioning system that pinpoints your location and combined with a database of maps and other information, it directs you to your destination.  It also warns you when there… Continue reading God is Your GPS


Goals of Christian Counseling

By Les Morgan, D. Min. Jesus stated His goals for individuals: abundant life on earth (John 10:10) and everlasting life in heaven (John 3:16). This should be the ultimate overarching goal of any Christian counselor. Face it, there are many sincere Christians who will enjoy eternal life in heaven but fall very short of experiencing… Continue reading Goals of Christian Counseling