Making Sense of Suicide

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 a …

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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 his …

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, …