A Hand of Kindness

I’ve no need to be remindedOf all my failures and my sinsFor I can write my own indictmentOf who I am and who I’ve beenI know that grace, by definition,Is something I can never earnBut for all the things that I may have missedThere’s a lesson I believe that I have learned There’s a handContinue reading “A Hand of Kindness”

More Bumble Than Believer, [Aging]

It’s strange getting older. It’s not for the faint of heart.  A whirlwind of days and nights swirl from this human drama, and I think I may be starting thinking about my exit— Lord willing, stage right. I’m supposed to be a ‘veteran’ now– a mature believer.  I’m not supposed to get stressed.  However, age isContinue reading “More Bumble Than Believer, [Aging]”

Suicide Prevention

It’s very real and it’s very possible. Often we see suicide as the only way out. It becomes an option for us. We can plot it, and entertain it. I have personally seen it first hand, and I understand its seductive pull. It seems logical. Suicide has become a real possibility. We feel like aContinue reading “Suicide Prevention”

Handling a Diagnosis of Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) is a condition of involuntary, repetitive movements of the jaw, tongue or other body movements. It frequently is a side effect of the long-term use of antipsychotic drugs used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is almost always permanent. I’ve been told Vitamin E might help a bit.  Benzodiazepines have also beenContinue reading “Handling a Diagnosis of Tardive Dyskinesia”