Come, Thankful People
Following the news in the aftermath of the November thirteenth massacre in Paris keeps our focus on the evils around the world. CNN, FOX News and MSNBC bring us minute by minute updates of the hunt for the bad guys and the political posturing surrounding it. For those afflicted with FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) disorder its impact is riveting. Stress levels after 9-11 increased in individuals as well as the nation. People dealt with stress in different ways. While some reso
The End Is Near?
Friday’s terror attacks in France, the sixth this year, were well planned and executed with precision. Orchestrated attacks spread out over parts of Paris took everyone by surprise and made clear the intention to harm and kill those who are outside of the Caliphate. The number of dead and wounded is uncertain. Many people conclude from the increase in criminal and terrorist activity that the end is near. Looking at the disintegration of families and the declining interest
Wannabe biker, Dudley Frank, played by William H. Macy, trudged through the desert pushing his Harley Davidson with his riding pals, the Wild Hogs. One of his friends acted irrationally toward Dudley and then quickly apologized. Dudley forgave him and blamed it on the effects of the dehydration they were all experiencing. He explained, “Your blood’s thickening, so your heart’s working harder to pump it through your arteries. Less gets to your head. Our bodies are literal
We knew it had to happen. It is the inevitable result of life on planet earth. Let me be honest with you. When I wrote the article on “The Walking Dead” I never suspected that I would be doing grief counseling for fans of a character eaten by a “walker”. The difficulty was that since it was a pretend death in a pretend world I didn’t know how to offer pretend wisdom. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross wrote in “On Death and Dying” about the stages of grief. She codified five emotional poi