Social media has created a new disease. It's spreading. It's serious. It's gone viral. Do you have it?
Let's be honest. Sometimes life sucks. Things happen that aren't fair, just, or right. The good guy doesn't always win. We've been going through a season of "unfair" in our household.
Anyone who's been on an airplane can probably recite these lines by heart... "Secure your own mask first before assisting others." These standard instructions are given on every airline, on every flight. But how often do we actually listen?
I was a 26 year old intern at a Christian counseling agency, nervously awaiting the arrival of my first client. My head was swarming with questions. Was I ready? Would I know what to say? Would he like me? And most importantly, would I throw up? (I was newly pregnant)
I've never been very good at verbally expressing my feelings. When conflict arises, controversy stirs, or emotions run high, I get really, really quiet. It's not that I don't have things to say. The words just get stuck sometimes.