Counseling for Individuals & Couples in Colorado Springs, CO

Parenting As One Thing

“A parent’s unconscious is a child’s first reality.” Louis Cozolino “Love covers over a multitude of sins.”  1 Peter 4:8 Brandt had been crying for over an hour. I mean this guy was straight singing the blues wailing. And there was simply no … [Read more]

Why You Must Trust Your Emotions

“Emotions are the language of the soul.  They are the cry that gives the heart a voice.”  Dan Allender, Tremper Longman “I’ve never met an irrational emotion. Once you know the whole story, they always make sense.” Sue Johnson “Things are not … [Read more]

Give A Man His Swagger

“Don’t muzzle your ox as he treads the grain press.” Deuteronomy 25:4 “I did it!” Brandt Yesterday morning during the middle of my first sip of coffee, our two year old son Brandt ran into the room. “I wanna go pee pee on the potty and get … [Read more]

Christmas Is About The Stuff

“The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood.” John 1:14 “God looked over everything he had made; it was so good, so very good!” Genesis 1:31 “Everything is already yours as a gift.”  1 Corinthians 3:21 The hot cinnamon tea … [Read more]

Guilt Is Easier Than Pain

A divorced man came to me recently to get his life back.  He was pretty beat up.  Let me state the obvious for us all: Divorce is brutal.  An end to a story that lovers never imagine would end.  I’ve known people who are grateful they got divorced, … [Read more]

Man Pressure

“Our view of spiritual manhood has more to do with continuing to function in spite of difficulties than with successfully overcoming them.”  Larry Crabb, Don Hudson, Al Andrews My friend Mary Ellen stopped me in the hallway one day at work.  “You … [Read more]