How to Escape the Disaster of Despair

How to Escape the Disaster of Despair

A new study, according to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, shows that life expectancy in the United States declined for the second year in a row. The new average life expectancy for Americans is 78.7 years, which puts the U.S. behind other developed nations. So why has the U.S., a global leader in the length of life for its citizens

Anxious . . . For Nothing?

Anxious . . . For Nothing?

Several years ago we had a woodpecker living in one of the beautiful big pecan trees in our front yard. There’s one thing I know about woodpeckers: they peck wood. So it was no surprise to me to constantly hear this little guy hard at work on my tree. Very rarely did I see him, but I heard him—like a small pernicious jackhammer—destroying my tree.