Look Up!

It was my first time in the radiation room. I was on my back,arms above my head, for the cancer treatment and heard the technician say ” We’re ready to start now. We will be able to see and hear you in case you need us.” She smiled and walked out the door. I heard the heavy door close and all was silent.  It seemed like I was in a vacuum. Not a sound. I was feeling entirely isolated. Soon I heard a whirring sound and we were underway. I started praying for God to give me strength and courage. …

Navigating Your Negative Self-Talk

Navigating Your Negative Self-Talk and Overwhelming Anxiety “When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him.” (Isa. 59: 19 kjv) Fearful thoughts escalated into a full-blown panic attack as I faced a crisis with my mother over a decade ago. As I waited for the doctors to diagnose her medical condition, I began to do some research of my own. And everywhere I turned, the facts were grim. I knew my mother was facing a battle for her life. And my emotional red flags were rippling high overhead. …