English Pigeons

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.” Psalm 32:8 In April 2002, I was sitting in this cavernous waiting room at King’s Cross in London, England.  I was waiting for a bus to Cambridge, UK.  I sat all alone, and stared at theContinue reading “English Pigeons”

Schizophrenia, An Opportunity to Love

Do you know someone who seems like he or she has “lost touch” with reality? Does this person talk about “hearing voices” no one else can? Does he or she see or feel things no one else can? Does this person believe things that aren’t true? Sometimes people with these symptoms have schizophrenia, a seriousContinue reading “Schizophrenia, An Opportunity to Love”

Together, for Each Other

“The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.”  –John Wesley There isn’t really a place for the individual in our walk of discipleship.  This is a most exceptional truth.  You might say that our society here in the U.S. is expressed in the ‘Marlboro Man’ who rides alone.  “High Noon,” (my favorite Western) is based on aContinue reading “Together, for Each Other”

Limits of Mental Illness

Mental illness is so limited, It cannot cripple love,  It cannot shatter hope. It cannot corrode our faith. It will never destroy peace. It cannot. It will never kill friendship,  It cannot suppress memories.  It cannot invade the soul. It cannot steal eternal life. It cannot conquer eternal life. It cannot conquer your spirit. Amen.Continue reading “Limits of Mental Illness”