How can one ascertain the level of sincerity in one who proclaims themselves ‘Christian’? Joshua Harris has had his detractors over the course of the last twenty years since he wrote ‘I Kissed Dating Good-bye’ for a myriad of reasons. A young man, just 21, when he authored the book and announced himself a ‘purity’ […]
It’s on: critics have warned for years that the BSA became a haven for pedophiles looking for new victims and, now, a lawsuit brought by prominent attorneys has brought the issue to the fore. One important aspect of the suit is crucial to understanding this issue. Pedophiles commit crimes — many crimes against and usually […]
There are things you can do — in fact, need to do — if you are concerned for your safety or that of your children. A large, intimidating dog for instance — and one professionally trained, if possible. Today’s world is different than the one we faced even five years back. The stresses of dealing […]
What can you know and when can you know it? Far more than you might think.
Suicide ideation is an issue, especially in today’s world. People of all ages and from virtually all walks of life — successful and not — are ‘cashing in’ and leaving this plane. Can you know in advance?
It might be a grocery list or maybe a note to his wife. A to-do list he intended to use the next day. Almost anything at all will work to ascertain an escalation in dangerousness. Violent intentions. Even suicide ideation. Whatever you can find, it will provide you valuable insight into the mindset of the […]
England will give injured pace bowler Steve Finn a couple more days before making a decision on whether to keep him in the Ashes touring squad, coach Trevor Bayliss said on Tuesday. The 28-year-old quick, a 2010-11 and 2013-14 Ashes tourist, missed the opening tour match in Perth because of a knee injury and will […]
He might have fallen for someone else and ruined the life he had. He might be suffering the effects of a ‘mid life’ crisis that left him depressed and/or irritable. There might have been trouble at work or he might even have lost his job, his position or his career. Maybe his 501 cratered or […]
There are almost always indicators of abuse. What would have this case looked like if anyone had analyzed his handwriting to see whose version of the truth was accurate?
Being the ‘center of attention’ can be an attractive option to young people. After all, in today’s ‘social media driven’ society, that attention can translate into opportunities, money, an exciting lifestyle and a myriad of other benefits considered ‘reserved’ for the more ‘attractive’ individuals among us. Not all aspects of added attention, though, are so […]