Category: depression

Paying it forward: 5k set for Nov. 3 to help pay for epilepsy meds for those who cannot

When your life suddenly is hit with a serious medical lightning bolt you look everywhere for answers. You look for a way to fix it. You cry, yell, scream, hate, even mourn the life you had before. You anxiously look for a way to get your previous life back – the life with the petty... Read more »

1,399 - saddest number I've seen in a long time

The headline today read: Person found dead in Crystal Lake identified as missing 18-year-old. I first wrote about Adrian Salazar eight days ago when his family reported that on Sunday evening he had left home and was despondent and likely in possession of a firearm. On Monday morning, area schools were put on a soft... Read more »

How you can transform your life in three easy steps

How you can transform your life in three easy steps
I learned some lessons this weekend in church. Now those of you who are not church goers, do not shut off this site because I mentioned church. Stay with me a bit. The lessons are simple. Listen to God when he says to rest. Typically, it is a Saturday or Sunday, but for others it... Read more »
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Blackhawks win - Andrus slayings

I know that this morning my family and friends, as well as the entire city, are celebrating the Chicago Blackhawks win in triple overtime last night,  and understandably so. It’s a really big deal for the players and their fans. When I saw the front page of the Chicago Tribune this morning, while many others... Read more »

Breaking free from our prisons

There are heartaches and troubles all around the world today. No one is exempt from pain. You see the rich and famous, and think, they have perfect lives. But, I trust they are in their own personal prisons. My family and I have had more than a few bumps.  But, we are no better off... Read more »

SAD

Today is Jan. 5, five days into a new year with new promise, new direction, new plans, but very little sun making it hard to get up, out and even on that new road leading me into this new year! This morning when I woke up the sky was the perfect shade of blue and... Read more »
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