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pastoral message – rich man’s regret 10/27/2019

rich man’s regret – recorded on  10/27/2019 How can we not have regrets like the rich man? Be true to who we were created to be.  And to share our stories. God created each of us, in the image of God, and God created us differently. God loves each of us, why do we not love […]

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Putting on My Happy Face

I’m not going to lie. Past 24-48 hrs didn’t feel great. Tomorrow until about mid October, I have 2 conferences to present short papers in, a week long seminar/workshop and preaching once.  Well, maybe that isn’t so bad.  But yesterday morning until now, it felt like an insurmountable amount of overwhelming tasks before me. But […]

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What if we could offer companionship and comfort to those in need?

“Pastor and Mental Health Advocate Jarrid Wilson Dies by Suicide” – article about pastor Jarrid Wilson from christianity today  From Pastor Jarrid Wilson’s Twitter feed — “Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure suicidal thoughts. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure depression. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure PTSD. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure anxiety. But that doesn’t mean Jesus […]

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depression health recovery

Long term use of antidepressants

This article about new concerns about long term use of antidepressants got me so excited! New Concerns – article on WSJ 8/29/2019 I was going to go talk to my psychiatrist and lobby to get off my antidepressants since I’ve been doing so well, functional and all.  But then I read the following paragraph… “The […]

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I miss you most

I miss you most in the mornings, E morning after morning I picked you up and half awake, half asleep drove us to church some people came to visit, they would come and go but some of us were regulars because we needed God and we needed each other Even when I could not even […]