By Dr. Lisa Dunne. Upon visiting America, Edward the VIII Duke of Windsor was said to have remarked at the incredible level of respect that he encountered: He was amazed at how well parents obeyed their children. PARENTS: PROTECTING AND DIRECTING Ed Young’s book Kid CEO: How to Keep Your Children from Running […]

Parents: Protecting and Directing

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “It’s okay to have butterflies in your stomach. Just get them to fly in formation.” – Helen Keller TEENS: DISCOVERING PURPOSE Maybe you’ve heard the old song that “children are our future” and wondered why our culture seems to treat that saying more like a campaign slogan […]

Teens: Discovering Purpose

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “God’s divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us.” 2 Peter 1:3 MARRIAGE: REBUILDING YOUR FOUNDATION OF COMMUNICATION Communication, as one author puts it, is like plumbing. We only notice it when something goes wrong. […]

Marriage: Rebuilding Your Foundation of Communication

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “Much of our problem is not, as is often said, that we have failed to get into our head what is down in our heart. Much of what hinders us is that we’ve had a lot of mistaken theology in our heads and it has gotten […]

Anger: Dealing with Disappointments and Injustice

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. The brain is “genetically programmed to be social…hardwired to take in signals from the social environment to alter its own internal states.” – Dr. Daniel Siegel, UCLA   “Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn his […]

Staying Afloat in the Media Deluge

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “Most ailing organizations have developed a functional blindness to their own defects. They are not suffering because they cannot resolve their problems, but because they cannot see their problems.” – John Gardner When she was four years old, our daughter was overheard explaining her interpretation of the story of creation to […]

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