May 2, 2023
LILY Letter 108: Having Hard Conversations

The kindest thing we can do in a relationship is to speak truth in a compassionate yet assertive way. However, most of us tend to avoid having hard conversations and the discomfort and unknown repercussions that can come with them. The following four scenarios are examples of why we tend to avoid hard conversations and […]

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January 4, 2022
LILY Letter 39: The Act of Creation

Happy New Years! Welcome to the first week of 2022. Anyone feeling a fresh new start? Or perhaps overwhelmed by the unknown future? Regardless of what the future may hold, what has happened in the past or what we may be feeling now, we can each be intentional this year about what we create in […]

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October 19, 2021
LILY Letter 28: The Power of Words

"Always remember that you and your dating partners have infinite potential, and God cares deeply about their hearts¬†and souls--hearts you have the power to break or help heal. Make the intentional choice to be a wise friend and a healer. There are very few problems to which love is not the solution" (Jeff Teichert, Intentional […]

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September 21, 2021
WHY DOES CONFLICT HAPPEN?

Many of us went through marriages where there was a lot of conflict--whether outwardly expressed or subtle hostility lurking below the surface. Conflict can be very traumatic, and that part of our histories makes many reluctant to date or move toward new relationships. So, why does it happen? How does a relationship that starts out […]

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June 5, 2021
WORDS WE WISH WE SAID AT CHURCH

Those of us who are "culturally safe" can choose to be spiritually mature, loving, and kind. We echo what was said in this article, written June 1st. For our LGTBQ+ mid-single members. Our Wild Precious Life - The Words I Wish We Said At Church

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