Did you know that there are some common fears that you and I face, particularly if we are thinking about making some changes in our lives?

Have you have ever been discouraged, fearful, or anxious about making changes in your life, relationships, or business endeavors? I know I have.


Have you ever wondered why some people seem to crash and burn when they are faced with difficult times, and others seem to thrive?

Why is it that when adversity presents itself, some people feel forced to defend themselves against hard times, and others will take the same challenge and…

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This is an update from an article I wrote after the death’s of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade in 2018.

Unfortunately, the rates of Suicide continue to go up. And quite frankly, the Church has done a poor job in helping stem these tragic deaths.

According to the National Institue…

The weekend of August 3, 2019was filled with horror, death, fear, anxiety, panic, and dread as news spread of the El Paso shootings and the second shock of the shootings in Dayton.

Even as this tragic news was breaking, I was anticipating being called to respond to the tragedy in…


Married life can be very frustrating at times. In the first year of marriage, the man speaks, and the woman listens. In the second year, the woman speaks, and the man listens. In the third year, they both speak, and the neighbors listen.

Forty-seven years into this adventure called marriage…

John H. Thurman

Counselor, WorkLife Consultant/Coach, published author, photographer, spouse and grandpa. Retired Army Chaplain www.johnthurman.net.

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