In the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in American history, many of us are left feeling grief-stricken, anxious or helpless. The horrific images etched into our minds are tragic remembrances of events that have become sadly familiar. When will the deadliest finally be the last? As humans, our empathetic response is expressed through our … Continue reading When tragedy shakes a nation, focus forward through action
Traumatic events change us. Without exception, traumatic events have powerful effects on those who endure them. This may include the loss of a loved one, serious medical issues, military combat, natural disasters, etc. What can vary are our responses to those events. We can stuff it and prolong the suffering, or we can find ways … Continue reading How to Find Healing after Traumatic Events
Driving to work this morning, I heard a rooster crow. Yes, in Dallas, I heard this sound loud and clear. Maybe you don’t know this, but roosters have been “outlawed” in Dallas in 1999 as a means to curb cockfighting. Since this cheerfully loud sound made me smile, I hope this outlawed rooster is not … Continue reading What’s Next For The Injured Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing?