Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality is a book written by Donald Miller. It was published in 2003 and has sold over a million copies. In Donald Miller’s early years, he was vaguely familiar with a distant God. But when he came to know...
2 days agoby lucille_zimmermanCan’t wait to see this show tonight. This is one of my favorite stories to tell people about and I’m always amazed that 99 out of 100 people say they’ve never heard about the generosity of that crazy generous town during that fateful moment in history (9/11). This is the story of the people of Gander who took in thousands of people on that fateful day. Google it! Watch Tom Brokaw’s 40-minute YouTube video!
2 days agoby lucille_zimmermanHey friends, Andrea Costantine interviewed me for her Community for the Soul podcast. I'm excited about the interview. I think you'll learn a lot about community, PTSD, and my favorite topic Posttraumatic Growth. If you find it to be helpful, we'd both be grateful if you shared it. Thank you! #PTSD#posttraumaticgrowth (follow link in bio)
4 days agoby lucille_zimmermanRecipe assignments given, grocery list in the making, fresh turkeys ordered, Traeger grill warmer ordered, gas fireplace install (hopefully) this Friday, carpets cleaned on Monday . . . Company arrives Tuesday. All hands on deck! Stat!
6 days agoby lucille_zimmermanThe other day I walked into Costco, took a look at the crowd, and turned right around. Crowds stress me out. Traffic really does me in. During the holiday season I have be extra careful because it doesn’t take much to push me overboard. The way I know I’m getting stressed is when I feel like I can’t catch my breath. The condition is called Hyperventilation Syndrome. I used to experience it a lot thirty years ago when I was in college, but now I rarely do. I have to be very proactive about keeping my zen. I don’t know
1 week agoby lucille_zimmermanIt’s weird, this life as a Licensed Professional Counselor, because a giant chunk of my vocation involves work I never get to tell you about. I’m sure you know that HIPPA laws keep me from talking about them. Even if a pastor or friend were to refer someone to see me, and then ask, I’m not allowed to say they called. The middle of the night is often when I do my creative thinking. Last night I started thinking about all the clients I’ve seen since 2005. Hundreds. I’m required by law to keep records. What’s contained in those notes