Her Fear Pushes My Faith


As I hear a once strong woman now struggle with the possibility of death, I am moved to do something outside my reach - have more faith. My heart breaks for my mother as she tries to manage her failing health and reconcile her faith with her reality. This is the woman who was the … Continue reading Her Fear Pushes My Faith

COVID-19 Panicked or Coping?


So, if you have been living in the wilderness without any communication then, COVID-19 and its destruction or conspiracy theories would be a surprise. As most of the world is going through crisis mode and the other 1-2% is pretending like it's a beautiful day in the neighbourhood, people are struggling to deal with this … Continue reading COVID-19 Panicked or Coping?

Control


The Janet Jackson song comes to mind ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽค Control. It's okay if you want to Youtube the song for nostalgia sake. So, a few things inspired this rambling. While I was on vacation, we had taken a water taxi to do a short excursion and on the way back, we saw police tapes. As the … Continue reading Control

The Caregiver Struggle


In the pursuit to do the sensible thing, I have bitten off a lot more than I expected. In the journey to assist my aging parents, I quickly realized that I am no longer the assistant but the sole caregiver of their every simple to important needs. Before my parents accepted my offer to move … Continue reading The Caregiver Struggle

Why So Many Christians Want to Go On Mission Trips to Help Kids But Donโ€™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. Iโ€™m going to try to get this down before it fades. Iโ€™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 Donโ€™t Want Them Here

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

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

Sorry, I Am Not Your Blessing


Photo by Giftpundits.com on Pexels.com Our warped ego tells us that we are the best thing since gluten-free whole wheat slice bread. We are the heart-healthy gift to everyone. Wait for it... No, we are not! When the emotionally wounded retell their country-music-broken-heart-sad stories, they are the victims of a selfish ogre, the precious peach … Continue reading Sorry, I Am Not Your Blessing

Bible Smack Down


Photo credit: Google-Family Guy TV Show I was perusing IG when the usual annoying commercial rolled through my feed. It was a Campbells ad about an interracial family who used one of their soups to make a family traditional meal. I thought it was cute - it showed an intact household of an average middle … Continue reading Bible Smack Down