The Martyr's Plight
Christian Week, January 2013
Pleasing is a common attitude, especially in times of conflict. It is giving up to others to create an illusion of good while the heart remains angry. Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

You Don't Have to Suffer in Silence
Christian Week, February 2011
Why do people choose to suffer so deeply and for so long? Why do they wait for their life issues to become life crises? Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

What is Love?
Christian Week, January 2012
“What is love?” is probably the most-asked question of poetry, song, books and movies. Some conclude that there’s no answer. Others only express frustration with lovelessness. Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

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Christ-Like Conflict
Christian Week, October 2013
If there are so many ways to handle conflict poorly how can a child of God engage in conflict, and at the same time do so with selflessness and Godliness? Read more as original text (newspaper image not available)..

Live Free from the Blame Game
Christian Week, November 2012
Of the five possible attitudes that people can take when they find themselves in conflict or facing their own guilt and sin, blaming is the first and most common. Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

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WAIT!  We have a lot more that has not yet been published. All of our seminar and workshop participants receive hard copies of our latest material, and we have a couple of longer manuscripts in the works. If you're searching for material on a particular topic, feel free to contact us and inquire what we have available.

Provide and Protect
Christian Week, November 2011
Many nights around the dinner table our family prayer reflects the words of Proverbs 30: "Lord give us all we need (to live), but not too much (to keep us humble)." Is this only about food? Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

The Art of Escape
Christian Week, August 2013
For some people the dislike of conflict is so strong that rather than swallowing hard and confronting their situation, they use a variety of means to escape conflict altogether. Read more as original text (newspaper image not available).

How Are You?
CHVN Radio Blog, November 14 2012
When Christy Fabbri asked the question on live radio, "When you ask someone how they are, do you really want to know the answer?" we just had to respond. Read more.

Enslaved by Freedom
Christian Week, May 2012
We all have a need to have choices available to us, and be able to make choices that are suitable for us. When choices are limited or unavailable, we can feel like we've "lost ourselves" and need to break free to "find ourselves." Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

Minding the Mind: Help your child stay mentally healthy
Christian Week, August 2012
How are your children doing? Are they acting in a "normal" way? Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

Who Are You?
Christian Week, March 2012
Two things answer the question about who you are: first, the name that you were given by your parents and that others use to refer to you; second, the identity you create by who you think you are. Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

Battling the Post-Christmas Blues
Christian Week, February 2012
Manitoba winters are long, and February can be a particularly tough month for many. Christmas is over, holiday bills are due, and many of us. Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

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HEAL YOUR PAST

EMBRACE YOUR PRESENT

DESIGN YOUR FUTURE

De-Stress to Avoid Distress
Christian Week, September 2012
At almost any moment in your life there will be some adverse or demanding circumstance causing you mental/emotional strain or tension. So how can you "de-stress" your life? Read more as newspaper article or as original text.

My Rights, Your Wrongs
Christian Week, April 2013
The lawyer-like attitude that we'll call a "law-keeper" is much too common in marriages and families. The law-keeper is the person in the family who insists that everyone follow the rules. But what rules? Read more as newspaper article or as original text.