The Fishbowl and Your Pastor

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”  Anon. “A true and safe leader is likely to be one who has no desire to lead, but is forced into a position of leadership by the inward pressure of the Holy Spirit and the press of the external situation.”  A.W.Continue reading “The Fishbowl and Your Pastor”

Suicide– A Second Look

The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1 million people die each year from suicide. What drives so many individuals to take their own lives? To those not in the grips of suicidal depression and despair, it’s difficult to understand. But a suicidal person is in so much pain that he or she can seeContinue reading “Suicide– A Second Look”

Tourette Syndrome: Know The Basics

“Dropping F Bombs” ******* Tourette’s disorder, or Tourette syndrome (TS) as it is frequently called, is a neurologic syndrome. The essential feature of Tourette’s are multiple tics that are sudden, rapid, recurrent, non-rhythmic, stereotypical, purposeless movements or vocalizations.    What are the symptoms of Tourette syndrome?   Both multiple motor and one or more vocalContinue reading “Tourette Syndrome: Know The Basics”

24/7 Crisis Lines

List of Hotlines–1-800 Phone Numbers In general, hotlines have three things in common: 1) they are available to call 24/7 2) they are 100% confidential 3) they are free Here’s a list of hotlines that may help you in whatever situation you find yourself in: Dial 911 for an emergency Christian Counseling Services-General New LifeContinue reading “24/7 Crisis Lines”