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?
In the early hours of Dec. 24, I took a walk with the dog, stopping twice before returning home. Once, it was to commiserate with a neighbor whose Christmas had mostly been COVIDed away. The second time, it was to stand and listen to another neighbor -- one which I have never met -- scream… Continue reading Has Christmas left you wanting, well, something? Wait for the sequel!
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?
Is corona virus freaking you out? Are you sick? Is someone you love especially vulnerable? Good news -- if you're already a believer, there's peace to be found in God's Word! And, if you're still seeking a relationship with God, His joyful, death-defeating plan is revealed in the same place! If you need an introduction… Continue reading Afraid of COVID-19? My book about fear of dying is FREE for 3 days!