I woke up this morning to a torrent of tweets paying tribute to Anthony Bourdain. My first thought was a defiant “NO.” My second thought was, “why?” My wife and I have seen every episode of Parts Unknown, No Reservations, The Layover and all his other lesser known stuff too. We’d been fans for aContinue reading “Making Sense of Suicide”
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No One Can Shame You, But You
Today my hairdresser called me an old soul, which is absolutely true. By it, I think she means I enjoy time alone, I enjoy reading and quiet and talking. I like real conversation, real relationship, real people. I prefer on-on-one as opposed to large groups, and some Friday nights, I’m perfectly happy at home withContinue reading “No One Can Shame You, But You”
At The Mercy of Addiction
Remember Rob Ford? The infamous mayor of Toronto who was rumored to have been caught on video smoking crack? Well a few weeks ago Toronto Police confirmed the rumors when they released the long-awaited crack video. It is devastating to watch. The video presents a tragic figure reeling about in a stupor. Ford slurs hisContinue reading “At The Mercy of Addiction”
Should Christians Go To Counseling?
I recently came across a message by a very well-known pastor who preached on why Christians should never see a counselor. The pastor shall remain nameless as I believe he is well intentioned; his message conveys genuine care and concern for his flock. However, as well intentioned as he may be, he is wrong; surprisingly,Continue reading “Should Christians Go To Counseling?”