Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center

Staying involved in life

Recently, my father-in-law fell down in his home and needed to go into the hospital for a few days. As I visited him, I was in a unit of the hospital that had many elderly people w ...

Failing can be turned into success

As 2012 approaches, many residents will begin to make their New Year’s resolutions. If you are anything like me, you will begin the year with great goals and intentions but ine ...

Honest, direct communication should be given

Honest, direct communication should be given By Angela Ponivas Special to The News Messenger Have you ever struggled to speak honestly and directly? I did for years, and occasi ...

Keep the romance alive for a successful marriage

I have several friends in their 40s and 50s who are going through a divorce or are recently divorced. One of my friends stated, “We were busy raising our kids, working and some ...

Depression happens to 24 million Americans

The news can oftentimes be very depressing. In the past, I might have tried to ignore some of it by choosing to turn off the television or choosing to not read the newspaper but th ...

Explaining the seven stages of grief

Last month, a great woman and community leader, Becky Romness, passed away. I had the privilege of attending the “Celebration of Life” ceremony that honored Becky. I understa ...

Lighthouse to have open house June 24

Thanks to all who contributed to the success of the fourth annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon benefiting the Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center in Lincoln: to the busines ...