Everything listed under: Jeff Faulkner

  • Courage in the Face of Fear

    Courage to face difficult circumstances in life does not come without fear.  Even for those you see as very courageous.  Courage is not the absence of fear.  Courage assumes fear.  When I was younger a group of friends and I went boating out on a local lake.&...

  • Sailing Close to Shore

    As we kick off the year 2013, please allow me to share with you one of my favorite prayers by Sir Frances Drake:  “Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come true because we have dreamed too little...

  • What’s Going On Under the Hood?

    I have been dealing with some emotions over the past week and a half that have not plagued me in quite some time.   I have been extremely agitated, short-fused, lacking in joy, and downright ticked off.  Anger has reared its ugly head...

  • Why People Seek Counseling – Love, Joy, & Peace

    There are many reasons people seek therapy, including feeling stuck, not feeling good, being unhappy, loss of a relationship or loved one, etc. I contend that the majority of the multitude of reasons people seek out the services of a professional counselor can be categorized into three broad areas...

  • Overcoming Circumstances

    Bruce Barton was a man of many talents who worked in advertising, editing and writing for newspapers and magazines, and author and publisher of several books including a best seller...

  • The Winds of Adversity

    "Do not fear the winds of adversity. Remember: a kite rises against the wind rather than with it."B.J. Marshall  Adversity knows no boundaries.  It is no respecter of persons....

  • Difficult Choices

    It has been said that a good habit takes at least 28 days to establish. In contrast, bad habits seem to be natural and are established by default. As an example, if I desire to exercise daily and I don’t get up one morning in time to exercise I have made a choice to reinforce a bad habit...