Well . . . here we go again (to misquote David Coverdale). GP appointment this morning talking about the rising levels of anxiety I've been feeling recently. He's referred me for some CBT with the local mental health NHS trust. I've used them before, and found the sessions to be quite helpful. I just wonder … Continue reading Anxiety
Sometimes it is being appreciated for what little you can do. Or for doing your job. All I did was answer her question. I really didn't do anything special. However, because I was able to answer a question with which she was having trouble, I am now a star. My last posting - this morning … Continue reading “Thank you, David. You’ve been an absolute star!”
I've had enough. I do not want to do this anymore. The same old crap. The same old worries and doubts. The same old temptations. The same old victories and defeats. I'm not good enough. I sometimes think that Kim would be better off without me. I cannot do this anymore. Work, home, work, home, … Continue reading Not Up To Scratch
I can be very negative at times. It's what happens when you're a cynic & pessimist. It can adversely affect your witness as a Christian, too. I came across a post I put on Facebook 4 years ago. I thought I'd share it - "Morning all! Still a wee bit crabbit. Still coughing, still under … Continue reading Negative
I don't know why I'm not. I grew up in a conservative Christian home. That's a small 'c' - not Conservative in what Americans think it means. Brethren church (Church of God), with churches throughout the world. I believe, I am saved. I am (back) in the church. I am married . . . and … Continue reading Not Much Of A Christian…
. . . that broke the camel’s back happened on Sunday. I was meant to help with the BBQ at church on Sunday. In fact, I had been looking forward to it. Volunteering for it to begin with. As the day drew close I began to feel a wee bit stressed, finally to the point … Continue reading The Straw . . .
How many people are you? I'm not talking about schizophrenia, I'm talking about the person you show to others. I'm a few different people dependant on the situation in which I find myself. I'm the work person, the son person, the brother person, the church person, the husband person, and probably a few more. So … Continue reading Multiple Persons
Chapter 4 Later that morning the time had come . . . It was with a sense of excitement that I heard the cell door open again, and in walked my guard. “Good morning sir. I’m afraid that the time has come. Please come with me.” All of this said in a placid tone. The … Continue reading In The Final Hours (Part 3)