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No bad parts?
The body is a unit made up of many parts. The bible uses this truth to explain how followers of Christ should function together using the truth that the human body is made up of many parts as a given. … Continue reading
Posted in anxiety, burnout, counseling, depression, discouragement, imposter syndrome, mental health, ministry, pastor Tagged ANTs, anxiety, anxiety attack, Automatic Negative Thoughts, coping skills, counseling, depression, facing burnout, imposter syndrome, mental health, pastor, Philippians 4:8, renew mind, take every thought captive Leave a comment
Rewriting my internal dialogue
This week’s assignment feels weird. I haven’t been able to do it yet. I get started and then think, “this is stupid” and then I give up. I like to write encouragement cards and send texts to others saying stuff … Continue reading
Posted in anxiety, counseling, depression, discouragement, imposter syndrome, mental health, ministry, pastor Tagged anxiety, counseling, imposter syndrome, journaling, mental health, ministry, pastor, Psalm 139, self-dialogue, self-doubt, self-talk, therapy 3 Comments
How long will this take?
I finished my brain book. I think it was helpful but the last section with the practical tips seemed a bit too simplistic. Maybe “simplistic” is the wrong word. I don’t know what the right word is. Perhaps the practical … Continue reading
Posted in anxiety, burnout, counseling, depression, discouragement, hope, hopeless, leadership, mental health, ministry, pastor Tagged anxiety, church, counseling, depression, exercise, Korb, leadership, minister, ministry, pastor, pastor mental health, peace, pressure, renew mind, The Upward Spiral 1 Comment
Where are my memories?
You want to know something weird? I have zero positive Easter memories from growing up. I only remember one Easter when I was 15 years old and it was very negative. I’m 60 years old and I think of it … Continue reading
Posted in mental health, ministry Tagged adult children of alcoholics, anxiety, depression, Easter, mental health, ministry, pastor, therapy, trauma 4 Comments
Seeing a counselor?
On Sunday, March 12, I stood up in front of the church family I love and said, “I can’t do this anymore. I can’t continue like I am.” For the next 30-40 minutes I opened myself up and let everyone … Continue reading
Posted in burnout, depression, direction, discouragement, hope, Liver disease, mental health, pastor Tagged anxiety, beauty in pain, counseling, depression, mental health, ministry, pastor, self-doubt 3 Comments
Anxiety up, heart rate up and nervous about something out of my control
Faith. Trust. Providence. Anxiety. One of those words is entirely out of place but, right now, it trumps the others in me. I’m nervous. My heart rate is up and I feel like I am a rubber band that has been … Continue reading
Posted in Liver disease Tagged anxiety, hepatitis, life after transplant 1 Comment
Facing burnout. Moving from surviving to thriving.
My last post was January 1. That’s not a good sign for me. You know how that scratchy throat or that slight pressure behind your eyes sometimes is a symptom of a bigger problem, a virus? When I stop writing it’s … Continue reading
Posted in recovery, time management, transplant recovery Tagged anxiety, anxiety attack, be still and know, burnout, chronic illness, cirrhosis, facing burnout, faith, Fatty liver, healing, health, hope, life after transplant, Liver, Liver disease, liver transplant, living donor, NASH, organ donation, organ donor, Organ transplant, peace and rest, recovery, Scott Linscott, transplant Leave a comment
Quiet streams? Well … not today…
This is my oldest son, Josh. He recorded this song for me after I posted Jon Foreman’s “House of God Forever” this morning. (You can hear Jon Foreman’s version at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoXWIK1lfyo ) Of course, Josh’s version, lyrics at bottom of … Continue reading
Posted in change, Christianity, chronic illness, direction, discouragement, facing death, Fatty Liver Disease, Find God, hope, Jesus, love, ministry, NASH, organ donation, peace, religion, transplant, vision Tagged anxiety, chronic illness, cirrhosis, direction, faith, fear, gospel, help, Holy Spirit, Liver disease, NASH, organ donation, prayer, transplant, worship 11 Comments