Who is He to You? I would like to reach out to those of you who are on a journey to discover who Jesus Christ is. Not by way of lecture or preaching, but through the eyes of someone just like you who has been on this same journey of discovery. It’s easier to understand … Continue reading Jesus Christ
I’d like to speak to each of you individually, as if we were sitting down together on your living room couch. We all know that our Heavenly Father gives us opportunities to grow through trials while we are on the Earth. Some of these trials are quite difficult, as they are intended to be. Through … Continue reading The Depths of Despair!
You’ve been wronged!! It was not your fault, yet now you are left to deal with the consequences of someone else’s bad decision. So, why are you the one who has to work through the emotional challenges, and FORGIVE someone who has caused you such grief? ARGH!!!!! First of all, your argument as stated above … Continue reading Forgiveness… Why Me?
You've done your research...and decided that back surgery is right for you. But, what can you expect to encounter through your journey? What plans do you need to make? Are there some ideas to make the process go smoother? I'm currently 10 weeks post op from having "Lumbar Fusion"... a disc placed through the front, … Continue reading Back Surgery – Through a Patients Eyes
It seems as though when someone is diagnosed with a mental illness, one of the first things that others wonder is..."Are they going to be violent towards other people?" This thought can be very appropriate when it comes to other mental illnesses like Schizophrenia, (a topic for another day). But as it relates to those … Continue reading Bipolar and Violence
I have not found a medical term to describe the feeling that some of us with anxiety get, when we experience an anxiety fueled "emotional state of doom". This is not a panic attack, something different. It is the WORST feeling ever, and is the hardest emotion to deal with. So, I'll describe it with … Continue reading Can diet make a difference with Anxiety?
It was just another routine day for me. Wake up early, get ready for work, and begin the hour drive into the office...Just like I have done for the past 11 years. Days before, we had been pounded with several snow storms making the drive difficult. But the snowplows had been diligent with their continued efforts … Continue reading Your Life Can Change in an Instant!
Our world is continuing to darken. Each day we see more evidence of the consequence of sin, selfish choices, hate, violence and despair. For those who remain faithful to their religious values, there is this feeling that they are in the minority. Our numbers are dwindling, or so it seems. What lies ahead? Is it … Continue reading What the World Needs Now…
Us versus them... Me against you... My way, not yours... and so goes today's thinking. I'd like all of you to think about the one in your family who always seemed to be the one to bring peace to the group. What was their side of an argument? Were they for this... or against that? … Continue reading We Need … Peacemakers
I'm writing this post to my bi-polar friends... Especially the ones who I have not met yet. I want you to understand what is happening inside of your mind. And, most importantly, I want you to recognize these conditions, not as personal weaknesses of yours, but rather resulting behavior of your condition. Mental illness is … Continue reading Both of Me Are Bi-Polar =)=