WGA’s FUNdraiser: A Story Slam Event

WGA’s FUNdraiser: A Story Slam Event

This Saturday (September 22nd), WGA is hosting a FUNdraiser to help fund all of the various services and programs that we offer. We are having a Story Slam (think poetry slam, but with stories). We are expecting a fun night, hearing from 6 different story tellers who...
The Cycle of Addiction: Compulsion

The Cycle of Addiction: Compulsion

In my last two blogs, I introduced the sexual addiction cycle from Patrick Carnes, as shared in his book Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. I shared about the first part of the addiction cycle, called preoccupation and some helpful things to consider...
The Antidote to Heartsickness

The Antidote to Heartsickness

When my kids were little, one of the TV  shows we all enjoyed together was Hee Haw.  Laughing together was good medicine for what ailed us—and a lot ailed us during those years.  I was just four months into a new marriage, when we got custody of my husband’s four...
Painful Obstacles for LGBTQ+ Youth: The Results

Painful Obstacles for LGBTQ+ Youth: The Results

In my last blog I described what it was like growing up struggling with issues around gender and sexual identity. What is still heartbreaking to me about this is I was navigating these complex issues mostly on my own. I was too fearful about what would happen if I...