A Broken System

“Sixty million Americans – that’s one in five adults – will experience a mental illness in the coming year. That means every one of us knows someone who is living with a mental illness – depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, an eating disorder, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and some additionally have a substance abuse.” The statsContinue reading “A Broken System”

The Curious Case of Being Job

One of the most intriguing characters in the Bible is Job. Tempted and accused, ignored and maligned– he maintained a faith in God’s goodness when hell wanted to destroy him. His goodness should not be questioned oe diminished. “In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright;Continue reading “The Curious Case of Being Job”

Different Ways to Fall Out of a Tree

Imagine climbing up to the top of a very tall tree. You work your way up to the highest point– you can go no further. The view is completely glorious, it’s more than you hoped for. You want to post it on Facebook, so you dig into your pocket to get your camera-phone. You suddenlyContinue reading “Different Ways to Fall Out of a Tree”

The Oblivious Find His Mercy

I have had a strange life.  There were times in one of the mental hospitals, where I was very much disconnected from the real world.  I went through weeks of “not understanding,” I wasn’t able to mesh with the routine around me.  I sincerely thought I did, and I wanted to very much.  But theContinue reading “The Oblivious Find His Mercy”