Mental Health

Today I Love Great Mysteries

My terrible, wonderful bay Today I love great mysteries like the wrecks of ships that have gone down in my beloved Georgian Bay and where those wrecks might be hiding. I love that the exact [Read More]

Mental Health

The Enemy Of All

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” God No man is my enemy but [Read More]

Mental Health

Today I Love My City’s Market

A view of my favorite market Today I love my city’s market, it’s age, its tradition, its stalwart determination to continue as part of our culture and community, and its seemingly unstoppable ability to thrive [Read More]

Mental Health

Fear of Rejection

The fear of being rejected In Jordan Peterson’s view, men are motivated by being worthy and accepted by women.  This says Peterson is one of the origins of chivalry; men use the image of female [Read More]

Mental Health

My Commencement Speech

I wish someone would invite me to give a commencement address. I feel like I have a lot of wisdom to impart. Here’s what I would tell new grads: find a career that fits your [Read More]

Mental Health

The Burden Of The Caregiver

“Mommy had. A little baby. There he is. Fast asleep. He’s just. A little plaything. Why not. Wake him up?”   Chris Frantz / David Byrne / Jerry Harrison / Tina Weymouth Being a caregiver is a [Read More]

Mental Health

Mental Illness & Addiction

According to *SAMHSA, many people with mental illness abuse drugs or alcohol. There are many reasons for this, but primarily, people with mental illness are likely to use substances to self-medicate their uncomfortable symptoms such [Read More]