I recently heard that a certain percentage of survivors of the influenza epidemic of the early 1900s manifested Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for a handful of years after the dying stopped. The journalist in me wondered how modern Americans could determine an accurate percentage for something that happened a century ago -- particularly given that… Continue reading Is Post Pandemic Stress Syndrome a thing?
Big world problems? Bigger God! "Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost." Romans 15:13 KJV Is 2020 too big for God? No. And, here's why I know this. Picture it: Early 1970s California. Hippies so… Continue reading Is 2020 too big for God?
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” Corrie ten Boom, Dutch writer and Nazi-resisting firebrand It's not so much that life comes at you fast, it's that it comes in bursts. That's what happened over the weekend -- a sudden storm of quiet desperation that came from just… Continue reading The cure for fretting