The narrative opens with an argument. The disciples are arguing with the teachers of the law about a demon possessed boy that the disciples had tried to heal, but the demon was too strong. When the demon saw Jesus, it threw the boy into convulsion where he fell to the ground and rolled around … Read more about How Long Has He Been Like This?
My little daughter and I have been reading the gospel of Mark together every morning. The other day we read the following verses: “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” (Mark 3:24-25) I was explaining to … Read more about Healing our duplicity
Like many trauma survivors, I used to suffer from a myriad of emotions such as anger, anxiety, and depression. I was in pain all of the time. What motivated me to change; however, was not the emotional pain, but rather the destructive results to my character. I did not like myself, or rather the … Read more about Taming the Cobra
Dallas Refers to the twelve step program as a life saving program. I couldn’t agree more. I thought it would be appropriate to review them as part of my last several blogs. (Types of addictions and A very personal story). I have linked some of my own blog posts to some of the steps as an … Read more about 12 Life Saving Steps
I like to classify addictive behavior into two categories: emotional regulation and behavioral. As a special education teacher, I know that children with certain disabilities are more vulnerable to problems with emotional regulation. I also know that children who have been through trauma are more … Read more about Types of addictions