One Bridge at a Time- Crossing Bridges Instead of Building Walls

Last week’s post was “One Bridge at a Time- Crossing Over Troubled Waters”.  Today, the bridges we’re talking about are the ones that lead us to other people. Joseph Fort Newton said, “people are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges”. Newton was a Baptist minister who led congregations in Texas, New York and Overbrook, […]

An Identity Crisis & The Wizard of Oz

The late psychologist Erik Erikson coined the term “identity crisis”. He said that the environment in which a child is brought up is critical in the formation of personal identity and self-awareness. Obviously, the way we were raised significantly impacted who we are now. Imagine how different you might be if all the “moving parts” […]