S-O-S

Teresa Poucher Although we have heard it defined as “save our souls” or “save our ship,” SOS is just a distinctive Morse Code sequence that is not an abbreviation for anything.   Wireless telegraphy developed in the late 1890s.  It was extremely important for maritime communications.  In 1904, SOS became an official distress signal.  However, it was not universal untilContinue reading “S-O-S”

Are You A Victim Or A Victor

Teresa Poucher Perhaps you know what it is to be a victim. Numerous children have been victims of verbal, physical, or sexual abuse. We are aware of elders becoming victims to neglect and emotional abandonment. Something rises within us when we see children or elders being victimized. Why would someone take advantage of someone whoContinue reading “Are You A Victim Or A Victor”

Spiritual Thirst

Teresa Poucher One can go 21 days without food, even longer. Some have survived 60 days without food. Going without water is another story. By the time you feel thirsty, you are already starting to dehydrate. Signs of dehydration in adults: Muscle fatigue,• Reduced cognitive processing• Dizziness• Confused or dazed states of awareness• Thirst• InfrequentContinue reading “Spiritual Thirst”

I Can’t Breathe

Teresa Poucher Seems like everywhere we go we have to wear a mask. I’m glad I don’t have to work in public and wear that mask all day.   Most masks make it difficult to breathe.  The majority of us were born breathing without complications.  Something so simple has become threatening.  Fear grips hold of some to the point of notContinue reading “I Can’t Breathe”