I might be a little scattered with this blog but walk with me. I woke up this morning feeling energized for the rainy and overcast day. I had plans to go watch How to Train a Dragon but the weather nixed that idea. (Yes, I do still watch kiddies animation movies with adult themes. It's … Continue reading A Plane Crashed
With all the crazy things happening in our world, the belief in God is not dead even though sometimes it seems that way. I was greeted with this image of fire fighters kneeling in prayer because of the loss of a mother and baby. The news is quick to report the gruesome and the heartlessness of people … Continue reading Do You Still Pray?
Instagram viral news reported that a young pastor, Andrew Stoecklein from a mega church, who suffered from depression and anxiety, committed suicide. He left behind his wife and three young children. As a pastor, he should have known better. If his faith and walk with God were strong, then he would not have killed himself. How can a man … Continue reading A Young Pastor’s Suicide
I am awake at an unreasonable hour due to a rare bad dream. The dream was unrealistic and something out of an exorcist episode; however, when I woke up, my first thought was towards a video that was forwarded to me. The video captured the death of some people in a car who were trapped in rushing flood … Continue reading Accepting Death: Finding Comfort in a Belief in God
On Sunday, 19 June, Father's Day, I was going about my life with a friend as we were enjoying a wine and music festival. I received a missed call and eventually listened to the message a bit later. The message (yes, I do have my cell phone message set up and I do listen to messages) was … Continue reading No More Tears – Processing Loss
(copied image) Most people do not discuss this natural transition in life because there is a fear and uncertainty of what's to be expected once we kick-the-bucket. Death is a scary thing! So, we invent the ugly tales such as the grim reaper, Dante's Inferno, Satan poking you with a pitch fork, and all these other mythical things to … Continue reading Fear of Death