The Think Tank

Building Empathy in Children

How do I build empathy in my children? My child seems unremorseful when he disobeys or hurts someone else. The first thing to take into consideration is what is the...Read more

St Joseph and the 3 Prongs

What would it be like to find your soon to be wife pregnant, a murderous king targeting your child, an exit plan to a foreign land then returning only to...Read more

The Problem With Mice

While relaxing in my home a while back, I screamed as I watched a tiny fur creature run across my living room floor. A mouse! My dog, not at all...Read more

What Does Healing Look Like?

In the springtime month of April, many people experience joy and hope on the occasion of Easter. After a long, dreary, and sometimes agonizing Lenten season, the world bursts into...Read more

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Open to Life: Hope in Every Season

As we cycle, again, through the Church season of Lent and now enjoy 50 days of Easter celebration, I reflect on the ways that God is always offering...Read more

What's Behind that 'Look'?

Despite having been married for almost 8 years now and 7 kids later, my wife and I still give each other 'looks' that can be deceiving or misconstrued....Read more

Understanding Hidden Trauma

I write this column to reflect on my experience of clients who don't have a clear cut trauma, who wonder where their symptoms and pain come from and...Read more

Emotional Strength and Parenting.

My little girl is afraid of the dark. She won't go down the hallway in the evening, she wakes up once a night to get a back rub...Read more

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