Flashback Friday: Ready, Aim, Heal

Originally posted March 9, 2011 I started this blog last year on the 4th anniversary of my open lung biopsy which definitively diagnosed my pulmonary sarcoidosis. I started it not as an informative blog, but as a blog about my personal experiences with the disease sarcoidosis. If you are a follower of my blog, you…

Excuse Me, But Christmas IS A Religious Holiday

The other day I was reading an article by a non Christian person about their experience growing up with Christmas, and in the article, the person said that “… Christmas is a secular holiday in the US anyway” and for some reason that statement offended me. I am by no means a Religious man. Although…

Lonliness Really Does Not Have To Exist

There is something about Christmas time that I just love. To me, it is indeed the happiest season of all. But to many other people, it is a time filled with sadness steming mostly from lonliness. I don't ever recall being lonely. I have always enjoyed my own company, and essentially, I am a loner….

Flashback Friday: For Joyce

In May 2007, the week before I started my second semester of massage school, I had a TIA or mini stroke. This started me on the road to discovery that I had a hole in my heart and eventually to the fact I have heart failure. I had a barrage of tests, MRIs, x-rays, blood…

Flash Back Friday – Self Cleaning For The Soul

Originally Posted January 10, 2011 The native Peoples of different lands have different rituals for cleansing the soul. Being part native Amerindian myself, I am drawn to the ceremonies for healing and cleansing done by native cultures. I am a firm believer that you can not get your physical self better if your emotional and…