Understanding Memorial Day

Understanding Memorial Day

     If you have ever thought about going up to an American veteran on Memorial Day weekend and thank them for their service, please don’t be surprised or hurt if they politely divert your sentiments away from themselves. You see, our veterans understand that this...
Veteran Assisted Suicide

Veteran Assisted Suicide

     When Dr. Jack Kevorkian became “Dr. Death”, some thought of him as an “hero” and the phrase “Dying with dignity” became popular. He would assist terminally-ill patients to end their lives on their terms. He would show them the way to mix various medications for...
Memorials

Memorials

And those twelve stones, which they took out of the Jordan, Joshua set up at Gilgal. And he said to the people of Israel, “When your children ask their fathers in times to come, ‘What do these stones mean?’ then you shall let your children know, ‘Israel passed over...
PTSD and the Social Media Stigma

PTSD and the Social Media Stigma

PTSD seems to be all the rage, according to social media. It is the buzz word that instantly conjures up images of people going off the deep end and causing all sorts of chaos. They are viewed as unstable, irrational, and unable to control their actions. Lately, many...
Church, It’s Time to Die

Church, It’s Time to Die

And Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates...