I’ve recently been recovering from a sinus infection. I’m taking a serious treatment of antibiotics to carpet bomb any potential bronchitis or other respiratory infection that has sprung up. I’ve been recovering since December, but this is the third time the symptoms have slowed me down and the first time I’ve taken any prescription medication. […]Read more "Survival: The Energy Oasis"
Next week, the Redding martial arts village is going to have a new contributor on the streets of Shasta Lake City. Golden State Sports Club is holding its grand opening at its new location in Shasta Lake City on Saturday, February 6th at 11:00 AM at 4052 Shasta Dam Blvd, Shasta Lake City, 96019. Golden […]Read more "Gangster Karate Brings Back the Golden Days"
I am not creative enough to prepare for the worst and neither are you. All we can do is prepare for what’s possible. Yet, our imagination is our furthest reaching perception of what is possible. Thus, both what we perceive as possible and impossible are limited by our own nature. There is nothing to say […]Read more "Preparing For The Worst Will Never Prepare You For The Best"
Pain and the fear of pain are motivating often enough, but when they don’t motivate; they can easily leave you crippled and helpless. Struggling to make sense of the situation it’s easy to ask, “Why did this happen?” to blame God or ask him why it happened. The more powerful question is, “God, how are […]Read more "The Right to Grow"
Most people would introduce their passion for fighting, their relationship to it or the role it plays in their lives as a great story about themselves or what fighting has done for them. To me, fighting is a woman and I’m just trying to set my boundaries right. If I’m going to be completely honest […]Read more "Fighting; My Mistress"
A letter of encouragement is a powerful thing. They take five to ten minutes to write. They surprise people, delivering a positive message in a unique and almost extinct way. The formula is simple: Start with an informal greeting such as “Hi” or “Hey” followed by the first name of the person you are addressing. […]Read more "How To Write A Letter Of Encouragement"
It started yesterday in Contemporary Theology class. All 7 of us were sitting in a circle like we usually do, discussing the finer points of Postcolonial Biblical Interpretation. I had shown up a few minutes late. I had trouble with the printer before running out the door with my thesis statement. I tried not to […]Read more "Written Spirituality"