I Just Want to Know If You Will Be There | Helping a Friend in Crisis

  It is hard to know how to help friends when they hit rock bottom. People in the midst of a crisis often feel that everything they worked so hard for is disappearing before their eyes. These emotions can be so overwhelming and intense that they make it hard to move forward. Many kinds of events can cause an emotional crisis, such as a job loss, foreclosure, divorce or a betrayal. If a friend, or relative, is going through a...

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When We Were Kings: Are We Making the Elderly Feel Expendable?
Feb13

When We Were Kings: Are We Making the Elderly Feel Expendable?

They were kings when we were in diapers. They have seen more than we can ever imagine. Many of the them fought to keep America safe during World War II. They paved the road so we could live fruitful lives. They are 12% of the US population. They are the elderly. Yesterday’s heroes. However, over the years I’ve seen a rise in poor self-image and self-esteem among seniors. This made me wonder… are we, indirectly,...

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Do You Believe in Angels? Texas Teen Ben Breedlove’s Last Days
Dec29

Do You Believe in Angels? Texas Teen Ben Breedlove’s Last Days

  “Hello, I’m Ben Breedlove. Do you believe in Angels or in God? I Do” Ben Breedlove, a teenager from Texas,  survived three heart attacks during his young life. He lived with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This is a condition where the muscles of the heart thicken, making it hard for the blood to leave the heart. This young man spent his last years making educational videos about his condition. One week before...

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