Letting our children have cell phones is like giving them venomous snakes and hoping they won’t get bit. Rationalizing or believing our children won’t wander into dangerous paths via technology is ignorant.
One of my favorite Bible stories is when Christ heals the blind man by the pool. I hope we can all take the time to recognize the symbolism this story has within the journey of self-mastery.
Agreeing to disagree is a false notion. It is sweeping all those little issues under the rug, but over time someone moves that rug and we still have to deal with it.
Several years ago, I was pondering what it must be like for a woman, who thought she was in a good and stable marriage, to discover her husband has been participating in significant sexual misbehaviors that are traumatizing to the marriage. I had recently stood on the east bank of the Mississippi river at […]
When a relationship experiences trauma, it is like an airplane crash. The one who does the betraying is like the pilot and engineer of the plane, and the injured party is like the passenger.
Before you reject this article, you need to know I am one of you, this Younger Generation. My name is Daniel White. I am 17 years old. I want to serve you. I want to share things with you that will make your life more energy efficient. I have a history of working through adversity. When […]
I remember one of my earliest conversations with God when I was still a young man walking the streets of Detroit. I remember I was studying principles that involved learning how to be a tool in the hands of God and wanting to be able to do miracles with the power of God. I was […]
Starting in my young adult years, I really struggled with the phrase, “Keep the Commandments”.
The phrase always feels and sounds like handcuffs and ankle chains to me. And then, as I was pondering a whole different subject, it made more sense to me and became really easy to understand, agree with and love.
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teach that identifying as LGBTQ is not a sin. God’s invitation is the same to all of us. He asks that we continue, day by day, to try to live better lives and draw closer to Him.
Imagine a friend approaching you after going to the gym for a week or two with sadness and frustration in their voice. “I really don’t feel like I am making any difference.”
The different stages of grief are normal aspects of loss but to the untrained can cause a spiral downward and even some pretty extreme judgment of self and others.
The correlation (not causation) of the overuse of pornography to criminal behavior. As a therapist who worked with the sex offender/general population I would do generalized assessments of each prisoner.
Just like you, I am NOT a drug or alcohol addict. So why does everyone else keep saying I am?!?!? How to tell if you have a drug or alcohol problem.
Spilled Milk: Atonement Analogy One day, when my daughter was about 4 or 5 years old, she wanted to have a “big girl” moment. She was wearing her cute little dance recital dress from last year at the time, so when she climbed up onto the kitchen counter, her red tutu stuck out so cute! […]
One of the hardest things to do is to stay motivated during down times or in the off season. I know because it is one of my biggest challenges. So, here are 4 simple ways to keep your fire burning: Take a break from whatever sport you compete in. “Absence makes the heart grow stronger.” […]