My issue is that I focus on the one bad thing when there are at least one-hundred good things. My mind stretches toward perfection, a deep yearning for something this world does not contain. There is pain, suffering, and sorrow. There is not ONLY pain, suffering, and sorrow. There is also joy, peace, rest, excitement, and fulfillment. My focus easily […]
I’ll be happy if all of the conditions of my life meet the standard I’ve set in order to allow myself the luxury of feeling happy. If the bills have all been paid and I have money left over, if I have the job I love and don’t hate, if I’m in relationship with the […]
I host a podcast called, The Craven Effect, and on an episode called, “The Waiting Place”, I interviewed a great friend of mine. Pastor Dave and I talked about the different moments in life where we are going through a process and where we are in a place of waiting. That’s not what I want […]
I’ve written before and often thought about how doing something that I love to do and really live to do can help other people. It helps me so much and calms this internal unrest I’ve come to know as depression and anxiety. But it also seems to help other people.