04Apr

Saved From What?

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Saved From What? ~Ann D’Albergaria~ Office Manager As I contemplate the events leading up to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, I hear the common refrain of, “Jesus saves.” I’ve been on my faith journey for a while now, so it is easy to  say, “Yes! Hallelujah!” and then move on. But, recently, I […]
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07Mar

Is Your Garden Well Watered?

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Is Your Garden Well Watered? ~Ramona McGonagil~ Spring is just around the corner. Have you been thinking about your garden or planting anything recently? Last Summer, my husband and I planted an Arborvitae tree in our prayer garden in the backyard. Honestly, I am not a green thumb and have been somewhat concerned about it […]
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08Feb

Have Compassion for Yourself

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Have Compassion for Yourself ~Maggie Kelleher~ Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness and patience… Colossians 3:12 It is February, the month of love. Does thinking about that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, or does it fill you with dread? Love can mean many […]
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06Dec

Merry Christmas!

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Christmas!  “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” according to the Andy Williams song. And for many of us, that is very true. All the memories of this lovely holiday are colored with vivid recollections of great gatherings of family around a huge table of scrumptious food. And the presents. So many fun toys for the little […]
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01Nov

Autumn, and Seasons Changing, and Grief.

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By Chris Bassett, MA, LMFT It’s been a gentle, gradual process into the autumn season this year. The fall colors are beautiful, and leaf raking season is here. 🍁 🍃 🍂The transition into our winter season can be one of the most colorful times of the year, here in Colorado. It’s a visual reminder that as our […]
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01Nov

The Changing of Seasons

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Heather Tharp: What does October mean to you? To me, October means change. It means we are moving into the fall season; the weather is changing along with the colors of the leaves on the trees in our yards, along the city streets, and through the canyon. The temperature is changing, too. The mornings are […]
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11Oct

Dealing with Worry?

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By Chris Bassett, MA, LMFT: I wanted to share a thought about worry that a friend shared with me recently. It shed some light on the worry and fretting that my husband and I admittedly had during our recent construction project. My friend said something like this: When we worry and stress over things, we are sometimes placing […]
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28Sep

Summertime…and the livin’ is easy”

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By Kathy Estep, LPCC: Seasons are important in life, and the slowed-down, relaxed feeling of summer is so very good for us. Summer is a time for mandatory interruptions in the standard routines. Days are longer and there is plenty of time and good weather to be outside. Meaningful times with family and friends at […]
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13Sep

A Father Wound

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By Scott La Point, PsyD: Just a week before Father’s Day, while I was scanning a bookshelf at home, I came across a book by Gordon Dalbey, “Father and Son: The Wound, the Healing, the Call to Manhood.” I realized that I had never read this book, and as I began to flip through its […]
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30Aug

Marriages in Trouble

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By Chris Bassett, MA, LMFT: Even when life is “normal,” relationships and marriage take hard work. When I saw my doctor this year, she asked about my stress level. I told her it was lower than it had been in years. My doctor told me that my answer was uncommon among her patients, which didn’t […]
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