A Friend in Need

They say a friend in need is a friend indeedOr is it a friend in deedMeaning a friend is one who acts as oneWhen another friend’s in need Or maybe it’s the former oneWe’re friends when we’re in wantBut otherwise we give no others thoughtJust to make it blunt But perhaps it is more gray … More A Friend in Need

Our Word’s Matter

A number of year’s ago, I had a book proposal rejected by a publisher. The book was based on the opening verses of Hebrews 11. 11 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2 For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. 3 By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so … More Our Word’s Matter

Why Are We So Mental?

The Chinese words for mental illness are 精神病 Jingshen bing (spiritual sickness) and 心理疾病 xinlijibing (sickness in the heart).  I think that is significant, because it says to me that the non-clinical mental illnesses that many of us contend with are directly influenced by our spiritual and emotional states.  What do you think? I know … More Why Are We So Mental?