The Problem With “Normal”

We all, to some extent, in some areas of our lives, want to fit in. To be like everyone else. To fit the mold. By nature, we generally tend to have a negative association with anything that is “different”. What is new and different, is not understood and we all want to be understood and…

Part 1: Car Accidents & Road Kill

Do you ever wonder where you would be if you had not had a particular experience or been present at a certain event? I believe the following events have radically shaped the course of my life and nothing about them were anything I could have planned for or predicted… and with hind sight in hand,…

Miracle Drugs

Medical coverage may be optional for some but for me, because of a sleeping disorder, living a normal, functioning life becomes quite a challenge without the aid of several prescription drugs. Two of the three I take daily however, are ridiculously expensive (one is now up to $6,700 a month!!!) without health insurance to cover…

Rachel

Part 1 in a series about specific prayer:   In 2002 after wrapping up my sophomore year in college, I was diagnosed with a neurological sleeping disorder called Narcolepsy. The several years preceding diagnosis were characterized by an increasing amount of confusion as I grew more sleepy with each passing month while the first few…