It’s Advent once again. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, we naturally turn to Scripture and the Nativity story. As one of the mysteries we meditate upon in the Rosary, the story of the Nativity offers us so much to contemplate. I always like to pray for...
Allison Ricciardi, LMHC provides encouragement for a parent whose child has left the church and abandoned their faith.
For the devout Catholic parent, often nothing is more challenging to one’s faith than having a child leave it when they become an adult.
With the division in our country these days, it’s hard not to get discouraged, even angry. There are divisions in our families as well, sometimes related to politics, and many times related to differing moral perspectives. It’s hard to have a productive discussion...
Stress comes from many sources. It is highly stressful when a person delivers a wallop of emotional or physical pain to us (or someone we love). It then adds significantly more stress when we store that negativity and we don’t let it go.
Allison Ricciardi, LMHC shares steps to overcome hate and live in the peace that surpasses all understanding so you can be part of the solution.
Our society in which we live is experiencing a disturbing increase of vile maliciousness. It’s easy to get pulled into the vortex of hate that threatens to consume us all when you’re hurting deeply or view the world as becoming more and more divided.
Death is an unavoidable and painful experience for the living. When someone dies the living have their own death experience.
Well, for once, this is not just a clever title. I wish it were. I think I really did swallow a bug yesterday.