Brought to Light
“For everything that is hidden or secret will eventually be brought to light and made plain to all.”
~ Luke 8:17
The Cure for Pantophobia: The Fear of Everything
It’s an iconic scene. A sad and emotionally distressed Charlie Brown seeks psychiatric advice from Lucy, and Lucy, as any reasonable professional would, sets about trying to find a label to adequately categorize his symptoms. After running through a number of possible...
We Are What We Think
Not too many years past, a marketing campaign proclaimed, "You are what you eat." The premise being that the food choices we make have a profound impact on our physical bodies and dictate to a large extent the quality of our health and well-being. I wouldn't argue...
Mind Your Own Business: A Phrase Whose Time Has Come
I’m just old enough to remember a time when an attempt to manage the life of another was likely to be met with a resounding…mind your own business! People didn’t take kindly to others freely, or intrusively, offering their opinion about what they should or should not be doing with their lives. The general feeling was, you take care of your life, and I’ll take care of mine.
When Parenting Goes Too Far: Why The Marital Bond Must Come First
One of the most troubling trends I see in the American family is the elevating of the parent-child relationship above that of the marital relationship. This trend has resulted in a usurping of the marital bond’s priority or covenant bond and a lessening of the value couple’s place on marriage. It is quite common to find couples who have directed so much attention to their child(ren) that they have effectively lost their ability to function as bonded partners.
Families are Fundamental: Parent Leaders are Essential
The intact family unit is under attack. As more and more couples succumb to the pressures of modern society and cultural correctness, the traditional family system is systemically being redefined and restructured. Harried lifestyles and shifts in basic value...
Mass Mental Ill-Health: The Second Wave of Fear
For a country attempting to collectively catch its breath, even subtle signs of hope are a welcome relief. These moments of optimism restore confidence and allow people to forge a new vision of life and the future. As the nation begins to jointly exhale and entertain...
I’m Teresa (TMarie)
Brought to Light is a collection of articles, poems, essays, posts, and musings that reflect my desire to speak truth, be a diligent matter-searcher, and ambassador of Christ. Please feel free to take what you like and leave the rest.
It is my hope that my writing will stir your curiosity, provide validation, and push you to search for Truth…Total Truth…God’s Truth.
Happy reading and happy searching!