Trudy M. Johnson, MA, LMFT, CTSML
Certified Trauma Specialist – Master’s Level
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A'nesis Retreats and Counseling Sabbaticals

Take Courage…So You Must…

“But on the night immediately following, The Lord stood at his side and said, ‘Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My Cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness to Rome also.” Acts 23:11 I am trying to picture Paul receiving this direct order from His Lord. He had just had the day…

Sanctuary near Buena Vista, Colorado

“God is Before All Things That Touch Me…”

The most powerful Truth I encountered in 2014 was the concept of “God is before all things that touch me” taken from the verse in Colossians 1:17 that says, “He is before all things and in Him all things hold together (NIV).” Reflecting on all the “Life-stories” I’ve heard this year it is hard to…

OK, so Yesterday I Got a Speeding Ticket

My friends laugh because I spirtual-ize EVERYTHING. So here goes my take on the speeding ticket I received yesterday as a gift from the county sheriff. The day started out so beautiful! No way to imagine my drive to work…small country road…very little traffic…an occasional antelope or bicycler on the side. I’ve had a break…

Fall Down—Go Boom!

Falling down has so many definitions. Leaders fall down. Whether they are world world leaders or Christian leaders…from Bill Clinton to Jimmy Swaggert…we’ve seen examples of falling down. Falling down can be the daily struggle for toddlers trying to master the art of staying upright. Sometimes they laugh, sometimes they scream unmercifully at the response…

When the Unthinkable Becomes Normal

I am amazed at what women have the capacity to normalize.  I believe God made us flexible because women need to be flexible.  We have so many tasks coming at us on a daily basis, we are not afforded the luxury of putting things in a box, numbering them and checking down the list.  Well,…