• You're story isn't over yet
    Your Story Isn’t Finished Yet

    By Rita Schulte – Sixteen months have gone by since my husband took his life one fateful day in November. Ours was the perfect love story, but somewhere along the line things went terribly wrong. My husband...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Rock of rememberance
    Rocks of Remembrance: Building altars to our anger keeps us stuck

    By Rita Schulte – Mary had been married six years and had two children when she and her husband first came to see me for counseling. Her husband seemed like a nice enough fellow, but he was...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Walk Between the Lines

    By Rita Schulte – You know the drill. It comes in like a flood. Sometimes when you least expect it. Life drills down on you—hard. It ravages your soul, you can’t sleep, and you can’t breathe. We’ve...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Rocks of Remembrance

    By Rita Schulte – How Building Altars to our Anger Keeps us Stuck – Mary had been married six years and had two children when she and her husband first came to see me for counseling. Her...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Five Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

    By Rita Schulte – Stop for a moment and take a good hard look at your life. It’s a hot mess. You’re over-committed, overwhelmed, you don’t know how to say no, you have way too much stuff,...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • The One Thing You Must Know About Contentment

    By Rita Schulte – My husband calls her Bella, a middle name that describes her beauty. When she sees me her world stands still. She runs and jumps into my arms—such joy, such excitement. She delights my...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Match dot COM— The Perks and Pitfalls of Online Dating

    By Rita Schulte – You can’t wait to hear from that special person again. Your heart flutters. You feel all tingly inside. You feel like a sixteen year old in a 50 year old hormone-deprived body. You...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • What to do When Jingle Bells Sound Like Jingle Blues

    By Rita Schulte – Tension. Fighting. Conflict. Tears. Has that ever described your holiday season? Do you get a knot in your stomach just thinking about holiday dinner because you know you’ll be able to cut the...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • How to Turn a Hot Mess into Something Redemptive

    By Rita Schulte – Why are we all so freaked out about the mistakes, failures, and mess-ups in our lives? If we read the Bible, most of the characters in every story were a hot mess. Look...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Lessons from a Control Freak

    By Rita Schulte – I’m a control freak. How about you? The problem is I never realized it. I thought control freaks were the strong dominant type who demanded, manipulated others, and expected A + B to...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Healing Power of Story

    By Rita Schulte – Have you ever felt lost and alone? Ever asked yourself where God is during those dark nights of the soul? It seems like the universal problem we face with God doesn’t it? We...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Guard Your Heart

    By Rita Schulte – Our world is in constant turmoil today. Everyone seems to be defending a cause or fighting a battle of some sort. Whether it’s the war on terrorism, defending the cause of morality, sexual...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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