Teresa’s Blog

On this page, you will find some of my recent writing. They address common relational issues. I hope if you find something that you relate to that it will offer you encouragement.

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Mind-reading and Purple Dump Trucks

Mind-reading and Purple Dump Trucks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Our own life experiences, associations, values, personality and character traits create in us a certain way that we see and engage the world. And this is true for others as well. So how could I assume that someone else could interpret my thoughts, feelings or needs in the same way that I do? And vice versa.

Parents Can Comfort Fears from Big, Scary Unknowns

Parents Can Comfort Fears from Big, Scary Unknowns

Reading Time: 4 minutes The unknown … it can be an unsettling reality, yet one we navigate at some level every day. Today, in our world, we are faced with several unknowns: the ability of nations to co-exist in peace, the issues upcoming leadership for our nation will take on or the impacts of the coronavirus.

InCourage 2020 Women’s Gathering, I hope to see you there!

InCourage 2020 Women’s Gathering, I hope to see you there!

Reading Time: 4 minutes The invitation is here ladies! This is a women’s conference like none other! And it’s coming soon and it’s geared just for us, and our unique needs in today’s culture. It is the InCourage 2020 Women’s Gathering, March 13 and 14 at Rolling Hills Church just outside of Portland. Keep reading below for a description of the keynote speakers and topics as well as which of the 40 breakout sessions you can choose to attend. (I will be speaking Friday evening about helping our children heal from trauma and abuse!)