I have been writing of late about the lack of mental health personnel to help so many in dire need. Professionals from teachers to pediatricians are getting trained on how to spot young people with potential problems and help get them assistance. I have listed a plethora of statistics about mental health and suicide in … Continue reading Is QPR the strategy to help those on the edge of suicide?
By now, we have heard about the guy who went into a Rabbi’s house in New York and attacked five persons with a ‘large knife’ (guess machete is a no-no word). Those closest to him say he has mental illnesses and was off his meds when he committed those acts of violence. There is also … Continue reading They’re mentally ill, really??
I type a lot for this blog. Today, I will let the pictures do the talking. This is from the big holiday party for children that are homeless and in extreme poverty. A lot of different expressions in the pictures and videos below. Hoping for better days for these children in 2020. Have a happy … Continue reading How children see hope through sadness during the holidays
Darkness can be terrifying. Waiting in the dark for a symbol of light can seem like it takes forever. It makes hours seem like days. It makes days seem like weeks. I called for a taxi after and a few minutes later it cancelled for no apparent reason? The sun begins to set. I called … Continue reading Darkness is a feeling beyond fear.
This weekend, I tried something new. I went to my local temple. I have not gone to any kind of organized spirituality in over 30 years. Part of this was my severe discomfort of social gatherings. I handled this by arriving late and sitting in the back to not draw attention. If I felt that … Continue reading Why now I decided to start a journey into spirituality and God