A Higher Capacity to Help

A Higher Capacity to Help

Do you know someone victimized by trauma? Were you able to help them or did you feel helpless? I used to feel helpless when I heard that someone I knew had experienced a traumatic event. I didn’t know if I had the right words and felt very incapable to help them....
Overcoming Loneliness

Overcoming Loneliness

Have you been in a crowd of people and felt lonely?  What’s up with that? Studies show that loneliness can cause health issues, early death, and propensity for addiction.  Many say that our society is causing an epidemic of loneliness. I just read a very interesting...
The Way They Should Go

The Way They Should Go

Does your heart quake in today’s world for your children and grandchildren? Are you prepared to teach them the way they should go? In Genesis, Chapter 1, the Bible describes God bringing order to a dark, formless, and void world. I believe this gives us scope...
Birth Order Does Matter

Birth Order Does Matter

Have you noticed differences in the way your siblings or children tell stories differently than you remember them? Does your sister, brother, or cousin tell a story from childhood that has a different point of view than yours? I am a firm believer our birth order...
Sounds of Violence

Sounds of Violence

In your life, can you identify some sounds of violence that permeated the walls you grew up in? For children, sounds of violence may be parental yelling, police sirens roaring, or alarms that pierce our peace. For others, it might be the overwhelming quietness that...