Scars

Scars

From Underwater for Epilepsy Awareness Month. Buy Now: Underwater: When Encephalitis, Brain Injury and Epilepsy Change Everything. Staring at a screen is normal in our image-driven culture. But on that early morning in a dim room, I gazed at an image which proved to...
Shaken, Not Stirred — by David Welday

Shaken, Not Stirred — by David Welday

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Various people are offering their thoughts on Chris Maxwell and his battle with epilepsy. Today’s writer is David Welday who has known Chris for over 25 years. David is an author and president of HigherLife Publishing and...
sabbath with friends

sabbath with friends

the cricket  played percussion all night  consistently,  never missing a beat.  the wind arrived inconsistently,  strong waves of air  shouting their force,  but only for a moment,  followed by a lighter, longer  push through...
Pastor Appreciation Month: Nouns and Verbs

Pastor Appreciation Month: Nouns and Verbs

As Pastor Appreciation Month continues, the goal is to honor those serving in pastoral ministry.  This blog is from the book — Pause for Pastors: Finding Still Waters in the Storm of Ministry Ministry is a strange collection of nouns and verbs. The people and places...
Pastor Appreciation

Pastor Appreciation

Pastor Appreciation Day 2019 is October 13. As the 2nd Sunday of the Pastor Appreciation Month, the goal is to honor those serving in pastoral ministry.  Here are some ways we can honor our pastors:  – Be kind to them.  – Send notes of...
Forgetting Names and Facing Reality

Forgetting Names and Facing Reality

This blog is from my book, Changing My Mind: A Journey of Disability and Joy.   My damaged brain tells me that building a wall for hiding isn’t the answer. Neither is waging a war of anger. Facing reality is.  Maybe I can learn from Jacob, refusing to let his midnight...