The answer is not for me to work harder

“You want me to answer my emails." Bishop Elaine Stanovsky read this statement aloud at the end of Oregon-Idaho's Annual Conference gathering a couple weeks ago. Participants had a previous opportunity to leave her notes with questions or concerns. There was a smattering of laughter and then she responded."And I want you to know when I … Continue reading The answer is not for me to work harder

Free Therapy: A Reflection on Unresolved Trauma & Why We Don’t Pray Away Mental Health

Some church people believe you can pray away depression, anxiety and mental health issues.No, that’s not a thing. Full stop.Yes, prayer can help us in any state of being. It helps us locate ourselves in an energy bigger than ourselves. It can bring peace, wisdom and a sense of well being in difficult times. Talking … Continue reading Free Therapy: A Reflection on Unresolved Trauma & Why We Don’t Pray Away Mental Health