My Monster and Me He goes where I go. He sees what I see. Then he tells me to do things that just aren’t me. I know what I ought … Continue reading My Monster and Me
A marriage is two messy people making a beautiful mess together.
17 years later. I can still remember the way I felt sitting in my high school classroom, wondering where our world was headed. 17 years later, I’m still asking the … Continue reading Remember
I’m here to listen.
Do you ever feel like you obsess in the smallest things ?
It’s like we’ve put on a pair of microscope glasses.
Do you ever find yourself sucked into an un-winnable argument?
Sure, it seems innocent enough. You start exchanging points with someone, counter a few of their arguments with some of your own.
There is a certain shame in anxiety, especially if you are a Christian. If God is all-powerful and Jesus is always with us, why are we entrapped in fear and … Continue reading The Shame of Anxiety
Austin Kleon is my favorite. I don’t hide this very well. .@austinkleon is on vacation from his blog, and I'm severely deprived of content. — Robert R. Fike (@robfike) July … Continue reading Active Reading in the Margins
It’s been a strange few days. After I wrote a piece about my anxiety story I was reminded of a man in ministry who took his own life recently. I remembered … Continue reading Depression, Suicide, and Our World
Many of us doubt ourselves or believe that what we’ve accomplished is overrated or our accolades unwarranted. I know for myself, a lot of things that I’ve done in my … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome
In this article from Laura Oliver, we take a look at Japanese culture and its term Ikigai, which is a way to find a reason for being. Looking at our … Continue reading Ikigai – the secret to happiness?