Q: What is E.T. short for?A: Because he has little legs. If you are chased by a pack of taxidermists, do not play dead. Q: What happens if you eat yeast and shoe polish?A: Every morning you rise and shine. Q: Why did the belt get arrested?A: He held up a pair of pants.
“Emotions are a great gift from God. But the Lord never intended them to serve as our guide.” ~ Wayne Stiles Tests, follow-up tests, and waiting, waiting, waiting for results. Is it cancer? Knee surgery, physical therapy, put the cane away, pain-free walking…Oops. need the cane again. When people ask how I’m doing, do I respond… Read More
My music will tell you more about me than I ever will. Behind every favorite song there is an untold story. My favorite hiding place is music. Music is not what I do, it’s who I am. Where words fail, music speaks. Do you have someone that you connect to best through music? Is your most… Read More
“Tell Tommy you’re sorry you hit him.” That’s how we learned to say we’re sorry–our parents taught us behaviors. Unfortunately, our feelings (Were we really sorry?) didn’t always match the act. We said we were sorry so we could get back to playing. We obeyed the rules and continued doing our own thing. The truth is,… Read More
False shame (which focuses on “me” instead of moving me toward God) is called the master emotion, especially when other emotions are denied. It can bind to other emotions, masking them, and causing us to make hurtful inner vows or judgments. For example, sadness, hurt, or loneliness that we identified incorrectly as indications of weakness… Read More