I Have Forgotten the Importance of Touch


"I am just angry at everything" "You just need a hug," the friend continued "whenever I give you a hug, you feel better" Reluctantly "yes" When I was younger, I had lots of (good) touch, hugs and kisses. I relished them in my teens and early twenties. However, when I went off to college and … Continue reading I Have Forgotten the Importance of Touch

The ‘Whores’ of the Earth


I was watching a video sent by a friend in which a man was asked how do you know when you find a wife? The young man - good looking and a self-professed former cheating ladies man - enjoyed sex with those kinds of women because they freely engaged in sex with him. He made … Continue reading The ‘Whores’ of the Earth

Why So Many Christians Want to Go On Mission Trips to Help Kids But Don’t Want Them Here


https://relevantmagazine.com/culture/global-culture/why-so-many-christians-want-to-go-on-mission-trips-to-help-kids-but-dont-want-them-here//?fbclid=IwAR1SdqUaUVU20Sy8nLtDUdMSJ8494N7B3SSW84MWdUunteMlKEzG4bWCjEI POSTED ONJULY 12, 20197 MINUTE READMIKE RUMLEY-WELLS A friend just asked a question which got me thinking down some heavy pathways. I’m going to try to get this down before it fades. I’ll need to connect some dots, so bear with me. Living in Nicaragua made me less judgmental. That surprised me. I was … Continue reading Why So Many Christians Want to Go On Mission Trips to Help Kids But Don’t Want Them Here

Dating Anxiety


Don't get your hopes up 🙂 I haven't been on a date in ages... dinosaur ages I say. ... and I am okay with it. Is there something wrong with me? Nahhh. Bless you men and women out there who have the stamina to go on dates after dates and constantly meeting new people and … Continue reading Dating Anxiety

Door to Door Christians


The other night while I was home enjoying my limited clothes comfort, I was appropriately dressed for indoors but definitely not presentable to company. It was nearly 8 pm when a knock sounded at my door. I find it rude to hide-out when someone is at my door. So, I had to get decent and … Continue reading Door to Door Christians

12 Reasons To Live


I was talking to a young man in his early 20s who has a chronic low mood. This was not my first time interacting with him and just like in the previous encounters, he projected the Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) personality. He wants life to be easy. He wants life to be comfortable without having … Continue reading 12 Reasons To Live

Birthday Bliss & Blisters


Photo by Harleyq2 I am always thankful that God has given me the opportunity to see another year of life. In usual fashion, I took my birth week off from work and this time, I decided to add my parents to the mix. They celebrated their anniversary. My parents are aged and I had decided … Continue reading Birthday Bliss & Blisters

A CHILD’S TRUTH ADULT ANGER


This weekend was both good and bad. It was the long three days - hung out at the beach, watched an air show and had a fabulous time with family and friends. It was great! As a few of us family gathered to eat at a little Italian restaurant, a conversation ensued that ripped into … Continue reading A CHILD’S TRUTH ADULT ANGER

Heal the Broken


When I was a child, one of my passions was to help people. I thought about all the potential jobs that would help me accomplish this dream - teacher, nurse, doctor, volunteer with UNICEF, Red cross etc. Due to many twists of fate, I stumbled onto mental health. Starting in college to Pre-Master's program, I … Continue reading Heal the Broken

Blood or Family


Who do you call family? Are they a mixture of blood relatives and friends? Did you have to walk away from blood and create your own family? Sometimes you are forced to walk away from those around you - no phone calls, texts or meet up because they add nothing but drama and heartache. The … Continue reading Blood or Family