Recently, I took my granddaughter to the play ground and watched while she threw herself into enjoying the equipment and making friends. She was free and peaceful.
As we get older, we experience an influx of intrusive thoughts, and we second guess everything we do. Conflicting voices torment our thoughts and rob our peace.
My guest this week was author and therapist Tracy Taris. She offered advice about sorting through the chaos so you can have a peaceful mind.
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Last week we talked about how to have that hard conversation with your children. This week, I want to expand on that. What will your kids say after you are gone? What kind of messages do your actions give?
My guest was Gwyn McCaslin. She has an advanced degree in counseling and she offers wisdom laced with grace.
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Most of us have packed away our Christmas decorations, and now we must pull out the dirty laundry we stuck in the closet. I would rather talk to my husband, a good friend, or even lecture the cat than to launch into a tough conversation with my my child. However, we need to get the facts on the table rather than underneath. Manipulation never works.
Author Lori Wildenberg gave us guidelines for getting started with that tough conversation. She said to find common ground, and approach you child with humility. With Lori’s guidance and lots of prayer, we can do it.
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