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?
This is something I think about a lot. My daughters are Gen Z. Their friends and dating pool are Gen Z. I have skin in the game. Photo by lalesh aldarwish on Pexels.com What will become of this unique generation -- whose span is bookended by 9/11 and COVID and whose very name suggests finality?… Continue reading Can Gen Z rise up?
Click here to read Chapter 37. Scroll to the bottom of the link to access earlier chapters. 🙂 A quick look: As "Suspended Aggravation" draws to a Nov. 1 close, Allie and Gabe are experiencing a taste of freedom from some troubles. That other problem -- the state of their marriage -- looms larger than… Continue reading “Suspended Aggravation” Chapter 37 live, FREE
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?
One day, you're jetting willy nilly through the grocery store. The next, you're wearing a mask and gloves, stopping for a temperature check on the way into the store and following directional arrows on the floor while you search for a single roll of toilet paper. One day, you're hoping the world is better than… Continue reading When the script flips