Perception, Reality, and Control

As I progress through my treatment and work to manage my anxiety, anger, and depression, I am learning how to implement new coping skills and mindfulness activities into my daily routine. It is tough, because I have be disciplined about it. I have to make a conscious effort to go […]

Twist Ties.

Sometimes, I don’t know what I am doing. Sometimes, I think I know what I want, and sometimes I have no idea. Sometimes, I’m perfectly comfortable but other times I just feel awkward. Like untwisting a twist tie. I’ve worked very hard over the last few years to further my […]

Social Media and the Death of Billy Graham

Billy Graham is dead. And it didn’t take long for social media users to either exalt him, condemn him, or say something like, “He was a good man, but…” Less than 24 hours after his death, people that never really had an opinion about the man, suddenly had an opinion […]

Is the KKK Really a Threat? And What About Authority?

Donald Trump is in my hometown of Phoenix, AZ tonight. And Phoenix Police are out to try to quench any of the political hate fires that are likely going to erupt. There is a lot of rhetoric that has been thrown around, and this rhetoric is often amplified by social […]


At Shirt Off Your Back, we’re trying to start conversations, not end them. And we’ll soon have shirts in our store to back that up. The issue I see within this marketplace of ideas we call life is that there are too many people trying to make a point, drop […]