This Thanksgiving feels different. It feels somber. Maybe it's because our nation has been hit with one natural disaster after another. Maybe it's because I'm thinking about those in California who have lost all of their belongings. Maybe it's because I'm remembering all of these mass shootings that have been taking place leaving parents, friends … Continue reading Mile 131: This Thanksgiving feels different.
I'm getting right to the point with this one. The Core FOUR Sequence (C4S) mimics, in a simplistic way, the process that information takes when it is being processed through the brain. This process can help us understand anxiety and depression in a general way. I first heard of this procedural circuitry in the brain … Continue reading Mile 131: Here’s what you need to understand about the process that creates anxiety and depression
"Push out a little from the shore." Jesus was crowded and pressed while speaking at the sea shore so he stepped into a boat and asked the owners to push out from the shore. He needed space. It's been said that he wanted to give everyone the ability to hear (sound amplifies when it's traveling … Continue reading Mile 131: Did you know that Jesus never asked these people to follow him?
At least once a week I browse through my old journals just to see the ideas I thought were important. Sometimes, I find quotes from people that I believe are worth sitting with again and I post them in this blog/journal for easier retrieval. Today is such a day. I'll post some of the quotes … Continue reading Mile 130: Here’s what these people said behind your back!
Part of being a great performer is knowing what not-performing feels like and getting to that place. Athletes tend to ruminate over their games and it becomes a hindrance for the thing that is most helpful for a better 'next' performance - sleep. Even without a performance to think about, most people even find it … Continue reading Mile 130: Part of performing is knowing how to rest. Check out this video of a partial sunrise from St Thomas!
"I don't like him." I'm sure the disciples said more than that to each other when they heard the news that Saul, the persecutor of the church, was said to be converted. How quickly they forgot that although they never persecuted the church, they abandoned Christ to be persecuted, saving their own selves. How quickly … Continue reading Mile 130: A Christian perspective our youth should understand and adults should always remember