Series of Presentations – Part 2

Tony Jeary, a professional public speaker, proclaims a philosophy on life that, if headed seriously, would improve the marriages, families, careers and overall course of life for a large percentage of people. What is that philosophy? It contains two major aspects. Principle #2 – Series of Presentations The parent of a 15-year-old knows  that, when

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Marriage Preparation- Who Needs It?

Us counselor types are always trying to find ways to help people see the value of marriage preparation and relationship education, because it seems like it’s getting harder and harder to create and sustain healthy marriages. In our increasingly complex world, our emotional bandwidth is filled with so many mixed messages about romance and love.

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“Who Cares?” about Family and Friends

Caring Capacity “You don’t  care, do you?”, “Who Cares?”, “I don’t care!”: Such phrases usually express discouragement or disdain. Pause and think about it. Can you remember an instance in which you said, or someone said to you, “I don’t care!” What brought that about? What happened as a result of that declaration? When was

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the ideal marriage

When I am at a wedding, I can’t help but wonder what the bride and groom are thinking their married life will be like at that point. For most, wedding day is like entering a fairy tale, leaving everyday reality behind. All the hard work and preparations pay off, and the ceremony is beautiful (although

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