Stress, The Squeaky Wheel

Stress, The Squeaky Wheel

We seldom think that a squeaky wheel is a gift. Yet frequently it is. When the noise becomes sufficiently loud and irritating, we normally decide to find the cause and fix it. Following inspection and the problem being resolved, we may learn that the incredibly...
Where Love is the Way

Where Love is the Way

Along with hundreds and thousands of people, I watched the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. From the weather to the very lovely setting, everything seemed to be perfect. The bride looked beautiful and the couple very much in love. Bishop Michael Curry gave...
What’s Up With the World?

What’s Up With the World?

How to cope in these times of disaster and change. The current world news, whether on the internet, radio, television or in the newspapers, seems to be one hundred percent disaster focused. On a daily basis we are bombarded with words, pictures and videos highlighting...
Ghosts of Childhood

Ghosts of Childhood

Researchers have found that traumatic events in childhood can and do affect our health. Not just at the time they happen, but into middle and old age. This would seem to be the case with Simon who had a heart condition and cancer. At the age of 83 he was anxious to...
Playing Isobel’s Nightmares Away

Playing Isobel’s Nightmares Away

Isobel hadn’t slept in her room for a while. She was too afraid of waking up terrified and alone. She’d had repetitive nightmares of being chased. So we played a game. First of all, in her mind, she made the large scary person who had been chasing her much smaller...