Setting Boundaries

Freedom from Enabling

Freedom from Enabling

Today is Independence Day – July 4, 2011   Independence—freedom—has many faces. Whether your child is eighteen or fifty, there are steps you can take to free yourself from the overwhelming bondage of guilt, fear, shame, anger, frustration, grief, and denial. You can get off the catastrophe carousel that has been spinning out of control for years. You can find hope and...

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Join Me in Fort Worth

Join Me in Fort Worth

Thelma Wells and Friends at Harvest Church in April! . I’ll be joining  internationally known author and speaker Thelma Wells at the upcoming Ready to Win (RTW) Conference in Fort Worth on April 2 and I’d love for you to join us! Twelve hundred women are expected – all different ages,  backgrounds, stages, and abilities – all inspired and encouraged to reach her greatest...

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Bad Guy Goes Good

Bad Guy Goes Good

Greetings and thanks for stopping by to check out my new blog.  I’ll be launching the “Attitude Adjustment” series in a few days, but in the mean time, I’d like to introduce you to my son, Chris Smith. Some of you may have read about Chris in my book; Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children – Six Steps to Hope and Healing for Struggling Parents. Check out...

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Birthdays, Boomers, Bad Guys & Burgers

Birthdays, Boomers, Bad Guys & Burgers

In the USA you are “officially” a Senior Citizen when you reach age 65. However, what can only be viewed as marketing savvy strategy, the powers that be have courted the wallets of younger baby boomers, declaring age 55 as the season in life where you can obtain the holy grail of consumerism… “The Senior Citizen Discount.” It’s official. As of yesterday, I can...

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Out of Prison and Living for God

Out of Prison and Living for God

Many of us know that a great deal of healing and restoration needs to occur in our relationships with our adult kids. Yet what does that look like in real life? How do we heal the broken places in our relationships with our adult children? How do we deal with the consequences of past choices and make effective new choices to positively change our life? How can we successfully weave new memories...

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