At the Heart of the Opioid Epidemic

At the Heart of the Opioid Epidemic

The Opioid epidemic has many contributors, from prescription drug profits, high school football injuries, insurance companies, to false research supporting their prescription. But at the heart of this epidemic is a critical question:

What do you do with your pain?

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The singing mentor

The singing mentor

To be told stories is to be mentored. To grow up as a young man and hear stories from the old men is an invaluable gift, to be neglected those stories is to be malnourished and cursed. Here's a short reflection on how Tom Petty served in this role for me, as well as how we should serve in that role for others.

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10 Principles of Healthy Conflict Resolution

10 Principles of Healthy Conflict Resolution

What does the bible say about engaging conflict? What are practical ways to develop healthier conflict resolution in your relationships? Here are 10 principles of healthy conflict resolution found throughout Scripture.

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How Do You Engage Conflict?

How Do You Engage Conflict?

How do you engage conflict when you feel hurt by someone? Do you fight, flight, freeze or please? Here is a guide to help you better understand the ways in which you react to hurt, so that you can move towards greater intimacy with those you care about.

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Celebrate the Small Stuff

Celebrate the Small Stuff

Making changes in your life comes in fits and starts. Rather than hinging your success on major gains, learn to celebrate the small stuff. Branden offers several practical ways to celebrate, as well as how to notice the 'small stuff'.

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A Country Boy Can Survive...But Can He Grow?

A Country Boy Can Survive...But Can He Grow?

When it comes to dealing with our emotional life, survival is not enough.  To be perfectly honest, survival is what leads us into addiction, affairs, overwork or overplay (to name a few). What we need is growth.

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