Stop and Smell the Roses

People often look back with nostalgia on slower times, times when people used to “stop and smell the roses.” Jeff Goins says, “Life is not a race. It’s a walk around the block, a casual stroll through the park, a deep abiding in where you are right now.” In today’s world, achieving and excelling […]

Patience

You often hear it said, “Patience is a virtue.” Although it is easy to acknowledge that patience is a spiritual principle to strive for, it is often more difficult to actually practice genuine patience. In today’s society, we live in a world of instant gratification. From fast food to modern technology, we are slowly […]

Core Values: Transcendence

Legacy work is stressing on the eternal value of the transformational work of therapy. At Genesis, one of our core values is to leave a legacy that goes beyond ourselves; one that points those that are hurting to God Himself, the Eternal.

2 Corinthians 4:7-18 says, “But we have this treasure in jars of […]

Making Space for God’s Peace

John 14:27a

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.

God says He gives us His peace, but we are often moving through life so quickly that we may not get the most out of the gift He gives us. For those who struggle with anxiety, peace is often something that […]

True Growth has No Microwave Solution

In comtemplating the concept of growth recently, I was reminded of some thoughts from psychologists Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend (of Boundaries fame).

Three essential ingredients for growth are grace, truth and time. Just like how the ingredients of water, sun and soil are critical for plants, healthy interpersonal and spiritual growth […]

The Speed of Trust … but Who do We Trust In?

Who do we trust in especially when life is not the way we want it to be?

I was challenged by this question this morning and I hope these thoughts are encouraging to you. Solomon tells us the following (with my comments included) – trust in the Lord with all of your heart (fully, completely, […]