We are deep into Hurricane Season. It is barely September and we have already experienced the devastation of two CAT 4 and 5 hurricanes. Houston is under water, Florida is struggling with heavy traffic and high gas prices as her residents evacuate. The Mayor in Miami is calling Irma a "Nuclear Hurricane" as she barrels toward the US coast. Add to this the states of Montana, Washington, Oregon and California that are facing the loss of home and life from wildfires. And now
A week into a new Presidential Administration has proven to be very stressful for a weary nation. As of 1/27/17 5:53pm EST, our current US National Debt is close to $20 Trillion Dollars (that is 12 zeroes for those who are interested.) While our Tax Revenue is only $3 Trillion Dollars. This is not an attempt to begin a political discussion; however, I have to admit if I were walking into a business deal short by $17 Trillion dollars I would be in for quite a migraine. Not
Waking up to the shrill of an alarm, never would Connie imagine that by the time the alarm was reset, her life would be turned upside down.
Like any Monday, the morning would be bustling with the promise of a busy week ahead. By the time she had a moment to sit down and relax, her cell phone would ring. “Hello?” “Mom, this is Tommy.” “Hi son, how was your weekend? We missed you last night.” “Yeah, about that.” The long silence was followed by words she would never forget. “
Today my heart goes out to those who lost beloved family members on flight MH17. So many questions including why? who? How can this happen? In our society today, it is so easy to be met with chaos, tragedy or even an unknown which is unexpected and find ourselves paralyzed. This is the enemy's plan, distract us from the life to the full that our Father has for us so we lose our focus. So, we have to make a decision, do we allow the affairs of the world to define our rea
We have awoken to a brand new day. Another day of life, another day of breath. And while we tend to take for granted the journey and the moments we have to breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide, our NEED for this mandatory function of life is always there. So unconsciously, our brainstem controls the regulation of breathing depending on our body’s need. When Carbon dioxide increases in the blood, it reacts with the water in the blood, which lowers ph. This stim
I find the stages of life interesting. Do you ever sit back and consider each stage and why you react to things the way you do? Do you ever find it interesting that every generation suffers through the same tendencies of control in the name of independence and/or the need to reach out and seek love and acceptance? Just in different situations? I grew up in a financially poor family, but one full of hugs. My dad was a very hard working individual, working 6 and sometimes 7