Tag Archives: Anxiety Help

When Your World Tilts on Its Axis

I didn’t think Donald Trump could win. I was wrong. I held my view for two reasons. First, I didn’t believe the country would elect someone with such apparently extreme viewpoints. I was wrong     Second, the pollsters said … Continue reading

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Unplugging

Unplugging had a strange effect on me. Before I left for my favorite B&B on the shore of Lake Michigan, I left greetings on my business and personal cell phones that I would not be returning calls for a week. … Continue reading

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Silent Night by Christmas.

That was the goal I set when I started violin lessons in September: be able to play Silent Night by Christmas. The Christmas season arrived and Silent Night was there, still shaky, but hopeful. I had to make good on … Continue reading

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You Are Here

Stephen Crane, a nineteenth century novelist and poet wrote: A man said to the universe  “Sir, I exist.” “However,” replied the universe “The fact has not created in me “A sense of obligation.” When I was a teenager, I thought … Continue reading

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Are You There, George?

Several actors have played God. They include Charlton Heston (1990), Alanis Morissette (1999), Morgan Freeman (2003). Charlton Heston had some previous experience having played Moses and John the Baptist. God has a range of personalities: stern (Heston), whimsical (Morissette), genial … Continue reading

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What does The Bible say about Anxiety?

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds … Continue reading

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Making Room for Your Fear

Many mornings, I wake up around 4:00 or 5:00 am worrying about stuff. This is my worry time and I am sure it is deeply rooted in childhood traumas and family business. Over the years, I have used a variety … Continue reading

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