Dear 2017 Graduates

It’s hard to believe that another school year has come to an end and for most of the seniors, it’s a day that has been long overdue. You have been impatiently waiting for this day for over a decade now and here it is…finally! For many of you, graduation day signals the beginning of something…

Remove the Masks

As a counselor, I am sometimes unable to relate to the experiences that individuals are going through, but then there are times that I can relate to their circumstances as I have walked a mile or two in their shoes. Simply being able to relate to someone’s pain is powerful within itself and I’m convinced…

Lion or a Lamb

We look to a groundhog to tell us how much winter remains.  We think the color of the caterpillar will tell us how bad the winter will be.  On March, 1st we watch to see if March will come in as a lion or a lamb.  If it comes in as a lion, then it will supposedly…

Becoming a 5 star Christian

For most of you, the month of February is associated with Valentines Day. But if you’re a college football junkie like me, you associate February with national signing day and hope and pray that your favorite team finishes in the top 10 in recruiting. Yes, I’m fully aware that I’m a nerd but I thoroughly…