Systems stink

  https://youtu.be/iRV46NSZDaY When disillusionment with government, church, medicine and education sets in, just say, "Thank you, thank you, thank you", to God for the reality check. I have weeded out many people who really needed me for their own purposes or who usurped the voice of God from speaking into my life. I was hoping …

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The little me inside

Haven’t we dumbed down faith into clichés of, “moving on” without focusing on the past?  There must be something really scary about looking into our pasts if we can’t do it as a body of believers.  After all, many of us have come from dysfunctional families into church so we can make sense of what …

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Spiritually dismantling pain

After years of scheduling three or four doctors’ visits in a week I relate well to afflicted patients and misunderstood medical phenomena.  I have had my chart flagged in many physicians’ notes for being a hypochondriac and I repelled people when seeking prayer at church.  Now, being on the other side of relying on a …

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The female body is emotional

Without a doubt I have had the discussion of female problems associated with UTI’s, Bacterial vaginitis and yeast infections with over 400 women in the past two years.  The number one connection to symptoms manifesting is always guilt, shame and fear associated with sex.  The sex could be through an affair, a one night stand, …

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How does my pain lie to me?

John Evans taught people with illnesses to stop asking, “Why did this happen to me?” and just describe what is happening.  He teaches them to replace the question “why do I have this illness?” with the statement “I have this illness.”  He says, “Once clients can throw away the ‘why me?’ question they are on …

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