Fairy Tale

Fairy Tale

It is 3:50am. I have been sitting here for 50 minutes and I got nuthin.’ Jakson hasn’t done anything really funny lately. Doris has kept me in matching shoes for a few weeks. Jon-Mical is just being smart. And Josh and Jacob are progressing toward stardom with no real glitches. Not much to work with… Continue Reading

But God

But God

Yesterday was a superb day at Branches on so many levels. Yesterday Branches Wellness Center opened, a faith based treatment program focusing on weight loss and nutritional counseling. For a long time, we have looked at the connection between emotional/behavioral health and physical well-being. Many of the people we see deal with depression and similar… Continue Reading

Choices

Choices

Matthew 6:33 “But seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and He will give you everything else as well.” Jesus Red sweater or jacket? Coffee with cream or pumpkin spice latte? Do I drive today or take the metro? We are inundated with choices. My guess is that we make more choices in… Continue Reading

Waiting

Waiting

If you walk through the doors of Branches in Murfreesboro you walk into the lobby. Some people would call it the waiting room. Every one of our offices has some form of waiting space. In St. Augustine it is a neat area with skylights, in Greenbrier it is a beautiful little living room, in Mt.… Continue Reading

Graying

Graying

Here’s a hard saying of Jesus. Peter is walking along the seashore with Jesus, post resurrection. They have just had fish and chips for breakfast, al fresco. Peter is still a little embarrassed over the whole denial thing. And Jesus says, “Walk with me.” (By the way this is all recorded by John, the paparazzi,… Continue Reading