My Monday Morning Cup | 10 Key Strategies for Coping with Secondary Trauma

When a person is exposed to people who may have been traumatized themselves, secondary trauma can result. Hearing disturbing accounts of traumatic events retold by trauma survivors or experiencing people inflicting cruelty on each other can also lead to a person needing to cope with secondary trauma. None of us, no matter how compassionate, can … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | 10 Key Strategies for Coping with Secondary Trauma

My Monday Morning Cup | Food on the Brain

As you might imagine, given what I do to earn a living and minister to others, I think about food a lot----probably more than the average bear. Food is a gift from God meant to be shared. There is something about food that invites community. Food tastes better when consumed in the company of others. … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | Food on the Brain

Wednesday Wisdom | March 31, 2021

Today would have been my Dad's 86th birthday. He's been gone since March 2008. A lot has happened in my life since his passing. I'm not sure he'd approve of all that's occurred in my life but I'd like to believe he'd be pleased with the man I am today. Dad and I shared a … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom | March 31, 2021