Mental Illness Concerns

As with anything, those of us with mental illness have much to think through. I believe that God will direct us through these issues. And these are not static things. It isn’t “one and your done”– these are ongoing. They never get completely resolved; you must get used to this. The following list is notContinue reading “Mental Illness Concerns”

Tough Love: The Ragamuffin Gospel, An Excerpt

The Ragamuffin Gospel  by Brennan Manning Tough love is a love that won’t let go. Sometimes, it has to be ‘velvet on an iron fist’. It is caring enough not to be manipulated or controlled. The truth must be spoken— and spoken in love. The best thing I could do is to let Mr. ManningContinue reading “Tough Love: The Ragamuffin Gospel, An Excerpt”

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”