Millstones Around Our Necks

Millstones Around Our Necks

God called me back to basics as the new year rolled into view.  My blog post to that affect was posted in January, 2020. What basics?  After all the wrestling and questioning, it came down to one basic, a familiar call: “Mary, Mary, Mary”….”you so easily forget the...
How’s Your Self-Care? 3 Things to Check In About

How’s Your Self-Care? 3 Things to Check In About

When dealing with stress, busy-ness, or weariness (or all 3), one’s good and helpful practices of self-care are typically one of the first things to go out the window.  During the last 6+ months of this pandemic, I’ve noticed that I am more weary than is typical for...
Sex Addiction, Threat to Freedom

Sex Addiction, Threat to Freedom

There is a lot that we can become addicted to. We have social media, food, shows, movies, video games, sex, alcohol, substances, news, fitness, approval, technology, relationships, money, success, work, novelty, thrill, and the list goes on and on. Whew. In this, I...
Addictive Behavior vs Healthy Behavior

Addictive Behavior vs Healthy Behavior

In his book, Don’t Call It Love, Patrick Carnes writes about sex addiction… both how the problem develops and what recovery looks like. In Chapter 7, he shares a list comparing Addictive Behavior with Healthy Behavior, as these relate to sexuality. Here are a few of...