John Day

John is a very blessed man who lives with his beautiful wife, Karen. He teaches private music lessons and she tutors math. We are both Christians, and want to share our creative gifts to minister to people in the name of Jesus. We have a ministry called Creative Hearts Ministries.

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What to do when you are hurting

What to Do When You are Broken When a bone breaks, it can usually be fixed with a cast, splint, or pins. If the mind breaks, there is medication, therapy, and counseling. These things help when there is something broken in the mind. Emotionally, we can be broken as well. Long term stress or trauma…

Trauma! (Part 4 of 4 – Trauma of the Soul)

Trauma – Part 4 of 4 – Trauma of the Soul This may be the most important writing I have ever done, not because my writing ability or style, but because of the subject matter. The implications of trauma to the soul are literally eternal, and will affect believers and unbelievers as well. Please read…

Trauma! (Part 3 of 4 – Trauma of the Emotions)

Trauma! (Part 3 of 4 – The Emotions) As discussed in previous writings, trauma is unexpected, unplanned for, and can’t always be prepared for. Sometimes it is possible to prevent disaster by staying out of dangerous situations. Though we don’t have control over all things – only God has control over everything – we can…

Trauma! (Part 2 of 4 – The Mind)

Trauma! (Part 2 of 4 – The Mind) As I think about how trauma affects the mind, two causes come to mind. (No pun intended!) One cause would be physical trauma – traumatic brain injury. This is not uncommon with soldiers, accident victims, or those who have suffered abuse. The mind affects everything in the…

Trauma! (Part 1 of 4)

Trauma! (part one of four – the body) Today’s piece begins a four part series about trauma that may happen in our lives and how to deal with it. Those that go through traumatic experiences may take a long time to get over, or rather to get through it. Today, we will deal with trauma…