Fear and Loathing

“For you are all children of the light and of the day; we don’t belong to darkness and night.” 1 Thess. 5:5 A year before I received Christ as my Savior, I was hospitalized in a U.S. Army psychiatric ward.  My uniform was replaced with the distinctive attire of a mental patient.  Ironically, I’d been attached to theContinue reading “Fear and Loathing”

An Inconvenient Madness, [A Broken Believer]

Very simply, bipolar disorder is characterized by mood swings that are defined by major shifts between incredible mania and clinical depression. It’s usually intense and quite disabling. Depression: There are days when I wake up and I don’t like what I see in the mirror. At times a deep and profound sadness seems to gripContinue reading “An Inconvenient Madness, [A Broken Believer]”

Chasing Down Euphoria

“That’s the difference between me and the rest of the world! Happiness isn’t good enough for me! I demand euphoria!”  Calvin & Hobbes, comic strip One of the blessings of turning 55 is I come to a place where I can sit and think about my life. I’m intrigued by how it unfolded the wayContinue reading “Chasing Down Euphoria”