How to Stop Brain Gossip

How do you handle the negative story your mind is telling you? The carnal command center of our brain often whispers juicy tidbits about others and ourselves. Unfortunately, those negative nuggets usually come from the enemy or our own selfish nature. How do we strike them down? Or do we listen to the story and add other embellishments, then take it as truth? The problem with brain gossip—the story we tell ourselves about ourselves or others—goes through our own motive filters instead of the Word of Truth.  The story we ruminate on is a reflection of what we truly think and believe and … Continue Reading ››

The Road to Freedom and Peace

This week I welcome Guest Blogger, Gail Mulczynski.   DSC_0027-Roadtofreedomandpeace JOY: AWARENESS AND EXPERIENCES OF JOY AS A SURVIVOR OF ABUSE AND/OR TORTURE There is a street musician, a drummer, in my city who brings joy to my heart and others. This performer wears an African mask and a costume as he drums. I have witness the changes in his performances over the years I have watched him. This season, he has welcomed children, teens, and adults to drum along with him. I sit, listen, watch, and enjoy. The rhythm of his drumming brings calmness within … Continue Reading ››