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White Privilege… the economic gap side of things

Three years ago, almost exactly, I wrote this blog post in a different blog.  I reread it and realized that for anyone who doesn’t “get” white privilege, this…

Hurt People Who Hurt People… and ALL of Us are Losers

I was visiting with a friend recently.  The conversation turned toward a person in my life who had done me wrong and I’ve been working on forgiveness and…

Prayers

I’m going to reveal some deep honesty here so bear with me. It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything new.  Typically I have a few drafts sitting in…

dealing with grief

Dealing with Grief, that Jerk Narcissist Acquaintance

I’ve been revisiting grief…  that crappy friend that I wish I never had.  You know what I’m talking about.  Dealing with grief is like that one friend you secretly…

Revisiting Grief (A Tribute to My Aunts)

This past week has been a brutal one for my family.  We’ve lost two women, two matriarchs, in a matter of five days.  One is blood family, and…

Hope through Mental Illness

The other day a dear friend showed me the latest book he was reading – My name is Hope: Anxiety, Depression and Life After Melancholy.  When I read…

Sometimes Divorce in a Christian Marriage – or ANY Marriage…

Divorce in a Christian home isn’t something people like to touch on or talk about.  A few people shared a blog post by a Christian author/speaker recently on Facebook…

The Waiting Room

There is nothing more nerve-wracking for me than to sit in a hospital waiting room. Whether it’s awaiting a birth of a child or waiting for a loved…

Be Not Afraid – of the Therapist

I won’t divulge how many times I’ve sought the help of a counselor, therapist or support group in my life. I will completely lose my credibility in those…