Hear My Cry: He Speaks

You are faithful and faithless. You cry and plead with Him, not knowing when your prayers will be answered. You set up an appointment with a counselor because you know you need help. You drag your feet in the morning and take your medicine at night. And then, when you...

Confessions of a Lecturer: Learning to Listen

I am a lecturer. When someone tells me about a problem, it’s instinctive for me to state the truth, express my opinion and offer advice. It is not instinctive for me to listen. Before I got married, I thought of myself as a good listener. When people would...

On the Horizon: Unpacking Emotional Baggage

I carry stress in my body like deadweight. When I go to the chiropractor, my neck and shoulders crack like they’re made of concrete. I have slight pain in my upper body almost all of the time. It is, in part, 27 years of poor alignment habits that my healthy...