Pastoral Care . . . Fathers Matter

It is nearly impossible to be engaged in current events without hearing the phrase “children at risk.” According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America — one out of three children — now live in a home in which the biological father is absent. However, nearly every study conducted through the social … Continue reading Pastoral Care . . . Fathers Matter

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The Sacred In The Ordinary

by Michelle Herberger February is the month when many celebrate LOVE.  It is full of hopes for romantic dinners and a display of gifts that seemingly prove that real love exists.  Although it can be fun to engage in the celebration, it can also be a time of disillusionment for those whose lives are not … Continue reading The Sacred In The Ordinary

What A Grieving Person Wishes You Knew This Christmas

Submitted by Michelle Herberger . . . the original article, written by Nancy Guthrie, can be found HERE. "Merry Christmas!” “Happy New Year!” As the end of the year approaches, everywhere we turn someone is telling us we should be happy. But for those who’ve recently lost someone they love, the holidays can seem more … Continue reading What A Grieving Person Wishes You Knew This Christmas

Respecting One’s Own Life . . .

by Michelle Herberger Several years ago, when watching a film on post abortion healing, a woman who had had an abortion spoke something that continues to influence my desire to see people healed from their experience of abortion.  She said, “I made the choice to terminate life and continued to do so by my self-destructive … Continue reading Respecting One’s Own Life . . .

Overdose Help . . . FREE Naloxone Kits With Training, June 26, 2017

Do you know the number of deaths in Kentucky each year from heroin and opiate overdoses? Did you know that both the equipment and training to save the life on an overdose victim are available for FREE? The Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition is a statewide organization whose mission is to reduce substance addiction overdoses and … Continue reading Overdose Help . . . FREE Naloxone Kits With Training, June 26, 2017

“From Grief to an Experience of New Life”

by Michelle Herberger Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest to all of us. Meister Eckhart March signals the beginning of Spring, a time of rebirth and new beginnings. However, for those who are grieving, new life can seem unreachable, … Continue reading “From Grief to an Experience of New Life”