When Life Goes Off The Road

When Life Goes Off The Road - Byron Loy MA, LCPC

by Byron Loy, MA, LPC, LCPC, CRADC

There are times in life when no physical pain can compare with the emotional pain we feel from grief and loss. On a cold November night in Michigan, two days after I turned eighteen, I fell asleep at the wheel on my way home from roller-skating with my church youth group. I woke up as soon as my tires hit the gravel on the side of the road but I was unable to gain control and went off the road. My left arm went through the driver’s side window and dirt …

Renew Your Mind: It’s All About Perception

By Donna R. King, MA, LPC

We are all wired differently in terms of how we perceive things.  However, it is true for all of us that the way we think about things, or our perception of things, has a direct correlation to how we feel about things, whether positively or negatively.  The Bible even emphasizes that our thoughts have a direct impact on who we are!  For as we think in our hearts, so shall we be (Proverbs 23:7).  Consequently, if we go through life always thinking negatively…