Cultivating Love: Choosing Change is available at Amazon!

Cultivating Love: Choosing Change is available for purchase at Amazon! It’s with great joy that I’m able to announce the eighth and final book in the Cultivating Love series, Cultivating Love: Choosing Change is available for purchase in the Amazon bookstore!  Click here to order the Kindle or Paperback version. What’s in the book… Cultivating … More Cultivating Love: Choosing Change is available at Amazon!

Spiritual #5: The 66% – 33% Solution (Part 1 of 3)

Goal: To personally and relationally benefit from the application of principles embedded in the Two Greatest Commandments (Luke 10: 25 – 28). To achieve this goal I’d like to introduce you to a concept I call “The Sixty-six and Thirty-three Percent Solution.” It’s based on a Theological premise located in the Bible commonly known as “The Two … More Spiritual #5: The 66% – 33% Solution (Part 1 of 3)

Spiritual #4: A word about your Spiritual Growth

Goal: To understand how your spiritual growth process has parallels with natural growth processes.      The definitions of the Nine Fruits of the Spirit (Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-Control) and the Ten Descriptors of Agape Love (a person who Loves, Esteems, Cherishes, Respects, Favors, Honors, Accepts, Prizes, Relishes and demonstrates Devotion) appear later in this “Spiritual” subsection.  Growing these (and other) values, virtues, characteristics, and … More Spiritual #4: A word about your Spiritual Growth

Spiritual #3: The Five Greek Words for Love

Goal: To learn about, develop, deliver and enjoy these unique expressions of Love. Eros: Eros is the Greek word for sexual love, and erotic or sexual love is a beautiful and sensual expression and the manifestation of what God intends and endorses with two partners who have committed their lives to each other.  Engaging in erotic love is … More Spiritual #3: The Five Greek Words for Love

Spiritual #1 and #2 – Hearing from God: Your Spiritual Disciplines (Part 1 and Part 2)

Goal: To identify and practice selected Spiritual Disciplines to maintain a conscious contact with God. “The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God.  For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. What we … More Spiritual #1 and #2 – Hearing from God: Your Spiritual Disciplines (Part 1 and Part 2)

26 (A – Z) Suggested Grounding Techniques by Dr. Ken McGill 

Printer-Friendly PDF – 26 (A – Z) Suggested Grounding Techniques by Dr. Ken McGill Use the suggestions below to help you decrease distress and anxiety, stay present and “in the moment” with your emotions, and cultivate emotional well-being experiences for yourself – Dr. Ken McGill A: Activate your ability to help yourself by employing these strategies and … More 26 (A – Z) Suggested Grounding Techniques by Dr. Ken McGill 

Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Environmental Core Area)

Goal:  To grow your Environmental Core Area, which includes your thoughts, feelings, behavior and experiences about intentional, passionate, purposeful and fruitful living to affect the world in a significant manner. “For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself” – Galatians 5:14 (TNIV) The Importance of this Core Area:  I’d venture to … More Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Environmental Core Area)

Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Social/Relational Core Area)

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established, through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures” – Proverbs 24: 3- 4 (TNIV) Goal:  To grow your Social/Relational Core Area, which includes your thoughts, feelings, behavior, and experiences to engage in, build up and maintain mutual, meaningful, fun and respectful relationships. … More Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Social/Relational Core Area)

Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Sexual Core Area)

Goal:  To grow your Sexual Core Area, which includes your thoughts, feelings, behavior, and experiences about engaging in actions that stimulate and facilitate connection, sensuality, sexual pleasure and spiritual intimacy.  The Importance of this Core Area:  There aren’t many things in life that could rival the significance of this core area and if there’s any row in … More Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Sexual Core Area)

Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Physical/Biological Core Area)

“Give us today our daily bread…”  Matthew 6:11 (TNIV) Goal:  To grow your Physical/Biological Core Area, which includes your thoughts, feelings, behavior, and experiences regarding living a bio- balanced life, evidenced by engagement in health and wellness producing activities and responsibilities.  The Importance of this Core Area:  This is one of the harder Core Areas to address in … More Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Physical/Biological Core Area)

Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Emotional Core Area) by Dr. Ken McGill

Goal:  To grow your Emotional Core Area, which includes your thoughts, feelings, behavior, and experiences about the safe and open expression of a range of emotions and feelings that facilitate warmth, security, connection, understanding and importance. The Importance of this Core Area:  The Ancient Greeks said, “the heart is the seat of all emotions,” and I’m prone … More Defining the 7 Core Areas (Your Emotional Core Area) by Dr. Ken McGill