When Your Child Wants Nothing to do With You

You call, no answer. You text. Silence. Communication has dropped just like your internet signal. You try again and you feel like you just had a deja vu experience.  Let’s face it. Parents across the globe are getting the same response. Teens and young adults are caught up in their own world, coupled with resentment,…

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Is Parenting a Child in Crisis Destroying Your Marriage?

We have all heard of the roadblocks which hamper or destroy a marriage. Those three roadblocks of marital heartbreak are communication, finances, and sex. As a parent, there is another challenge that is missing on this list. Parenting a teen or young adult in crisis can also cause marital distress.  Unfortunately, parenting woes do not…

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Panini’s Lesson On Praying

  It’s 3 am and I get a visitor slapping a paw on my head.  It is our foster kitty Panini. Skinny, torn ears and a funny crouch, we found him in our yard and quickly rescued him.  After a visit with the vet hospital, Sausage (his new nickname) had quite a few medical problems…

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Seasons of Change

  We have said goodbye to winter and hello to spring.  With that, it has also brought seasons of change in my personal life as well.   During one of those seasons, I broke my toe, hurt a rib, and was congratulated for getting the flu.  All at the same time! No fun. If that…

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Sometimes We Don’t Always Like God’s Answers

Have you ever prayed that God would change your teen at any cost?  Have you begged God to intervene in your child’s life because you were so desperate to rescue them?  I have. Were you surprised in how God answered those requests?  We’re you even asking yourself, “What was God thinking?” I often have to…

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When Will My Journey End?

For many parents with a teen who is struggling or in crisis, it seems that the road they are traveling on is much like the Great Wall of China.  The question most often asked, “When will this be over?” can resonate in a big way when it relates to that very distinctive road. The journey…

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MERCY TREE

Christ came for the broken, the hurting, the imperfect.  He came also to heal your hurting and struggling teen in crisis.  Through the dark days, God is our Hope, our Light to guide through the unknown.   There will come a day in which disorders, mental illness and addictions will be no more.  God’s love…

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I Will Trust in You

It’s hard us parents to see the dreams we have for our teens fading away when they are in crisis and are not doing what we had hoped for.  We are in constant battle.  Either keeping them alive, moving forward, or finding healing, this is what we are aiming for. Sometimes we run into mountains…

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The Envoy Group

  Your child is a mess.  They have been in crisis after crisis, getting worse along the way.  You’ve tried every avenue to help your teen, leaving you tired, weary, and frustrated.  You have met a lot of opposition during the journey.  In some cases, your teen’s crisis escalated as their behaviors became more risky…

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