Vickie Parker

About Vickie Parker

My name is Vickie Parker and I am an Online Christian Marriage and Family Therapist. To read more of my blogs visit me at vickiemft.com or visit me on Twitter.

Surrendering My Expectations to God

Surrendering My Expectations to God

I was hoping by the age of 64 that I would have pretty much everything figured out.  Instead, I realize I still have a long way to go. Since last month my Dad has been in the hospital with congestive heart failure.  He is 87 years old and has lived a full life. He was […]

It is Hard Seeing People We Love, Suffering

It is Hard Seeing People We Love, Suffering

I have a close family member that is suffering with a disease that is not life threatening, but is causing a lot of discomfort and effecting her quality of life.  She takes care of herself, but this disease has surfaced its’ ugly head after being in remission for years. We are all praying for healing, […]

What Defines Us as Christians?

What Defines Us as Christians?

My grand daughter is into horses.  She is 10 years old and is learning everything she can about them.  Her parents have her in riding lessons and she is also learning how to take care of a horse.  It isn’t just about learning to ride. She loves animals and she has had a ginny pig […]

Keep Life Simple and Don’t Pick Up Things We’re not Meant to Carry

Keep Life Simple and Don’t Pick Up Things We’re not Meant to Carry

I love Christmas.  There is just something about this time of year that brings hope and joy to my heart.  I like to keep this time simple and remember Christmas is for celebrating Christ’s birth.  It is a reminder of how much He loves me and that He was born to die so that I […]

Be Anxious For Nothing

Be Anxious For Nothing

One of my favorite verses in the Bible is Philippians 4:6-8.  It is hard not to be anxious, but it is a good measuring tool  to know the condition of my relationship with Christ.  If I am anxious, I cannot be trusting Him at the same time.  As I get older it is easier to […]