July 27, 2019
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Inspired by friends Kevin and Dorota. • Jesus defined two sides of loving. • Who is my neighbor? • What about today?
I RECEIVED AN EMAIL TODAY FROM FRIENDS KEVIN AND HIS WIFE DOROTA. It was an appeal for money to support a young nurse in her education. It was … More “Two sides of loving.”
November 9, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cerebral palsy. • The danger of driving. • Frustration. • When things seem hopeless. • The car that changed Jessica’s life.
Now and then I hear of a heart-warming story that is truly inspirational. This story was written from the perspective of Jessica’s mom who I know rather well. Here … More “Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.”
October 17, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A goldmine of info by an expert from Harvard. • Consequences of sleep loss are startling. • What about sleep apnea and insomnia?
HARVARD SLEEP EXPERT. At Harvard University, sleep expert Dr. Charles Czeisler unveiled a new sleep class for all freshmen. His work has exposed results of sleep loss … More “Sleep loss: startling new info.”
August 12, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Fish Creek beach. • A little like heaven. • Tragedy at Independence, Kansas. • The process of pain. • Any good purpose for the trials of life?
Fish Creek, Wisconsin is a tiny village pregnant with tourists in Door County – a finger of land that sticks out into Lake … More “Fish Creek, Wisconsin.”
August 25, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Feelings of uselessness, worthlessness, and depression. • Dr Hogsett’s take on this. • Some valuable solutions. • John and an immigrant. • Breaking news: test for clinical depression • Staci’s FitBit.
Just to clarify: each of my blogs centers on one of three things: (1) Inspiration and Hope, or (2) … More “Depressed or not”
August 17, 2017
I RAN ACROSS THIS LIST OF STRESS-BUSTERS IN AN AMOCO MAGAZINE. My old company Amoco merged with BP in 1998, so this list may be 20 years old, or more. However, it struck me as a very sensible approach to reduce stress, and all the items seem attainable for most people.
I scored 5½ out … More “Eight actions to reduce stress”
April 11, 2017
BACK PAIN HOPE – WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cement injection into fractured disc. • The darkness. • Spiritual resource. • Laser Spine Institute.
BACKGROUND. This is Part 2 of a long story about hopes built and crushed. My goal is to chronicle the account of one remarkable woman’s faith and enduring persistence through a … More “Back pain hope: How Mary got her life back. Part 2 of 3.”
March 5, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Car wreck that leads to back pain • Back pain after surgeries • Back pain after tripping on a dog • Toward depression
This story is long, and therefore in three parts, each about one week apart. The person called Mary is close to me and I know her story … More “Hope in back pain: how Mary got her life back. Part 1 of 3.”