Healing & wholeness

  “Just because you can't be cured, doesn't mean you can't have healing.”  As a therapist and, more recently, as a chaplain here in Louisville, I cannot tell you how often I have spoken these words.  In counseling, I've said them to my clients and their loved ones in the wake of a terminal diagnosis.  … Continue reading Healing & wholeness

Avoiding holiday depression & stress

It's Christmas!  We gather to celebrate Christmas, if we are Christian, or Hannukah or. . . But the common factor is it frequently includes lots of family time.  Our culture (think, Hallmark channel movies) shows that this is "supposed" to be a time of greater joy.  However, for a lot of people the increased family … Continue reading Avoiding holiday depression & stress

The enemy within

  “Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either  --  But right through every human heart  --  And through all human hearts.    This line shifts.     Inside us, it oscillates with the years.      And even within … Continue reading The enemy within