The God-Players, [Death Wish]

1 The Problem Is Myself,   by Earl Jabay   About twenty-five years ago, in a small Midwestern city, a group of young boys were playing baseball. It was a team tryout. Every boy was doing his best to impress the coach. Robbie was a catcher. Younger than the two other boys who were trying out […]

A Woman’s Depression [Honesty]

Depression Fits the Hearts of Women Women experience twice the rate of depression as men. Everyone experiences disappointment or sadness in life. When the “down” times last a long time or interfere with your ability to function, you may be suffering from a common medical illness called depression. Major depression affects your mood, mind, body […]

Untangle Me, Again

“The Lord who rescued me from the claws of the lion and the bear will rescue me from this Philistine!” Words of David, 1 Samuel 17:37 I wrote this post in February, 2012. “In recent weeks I’ve gone through a time of profound confusion. My grip on reality has been tenuous at best. I’ve had […]

Dipped in Shame

“All day long my disgrace is before me, and shame has covered my face.” Psalm 44:15 Some of us truly understand shame. It’s like we have been dipped in it, we have wallowed in it and things are sticking to us. We live out our lives in disgrace and in the sense of nasty embarrassment […]