Traumatic events can often overwhelm the body's ability to cope with stress. Even after the event is over, it is normal to experience emotional and physical symptoms of stress. Regardless of the cause, duration, or type of stress, it is vitally important to understand the body's reaction to stress and learn how to manage it.
Welcome to Journey through the Gospels. As you read Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, you will have the joy of reading about Jesus and the time He spent on earth.
By reading just two chapters each day, you’ll have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Jesus over the next several weeks.
We had such a great experience journeying through the gospels that we have decided to continue our journey through the rest of the New Testament. We are going to read one chapter each weekday. The reading plan we will use puts the New Testament in chronological order.
We never know what we truly believe until it’s a matter of life and death. Firefighter, Cheyane Caldwell was forced to face the reality of death in a tragic accident in the line of duty.
Do faith and the fire service go together?
What challenges do you face when living out your faith in the fire service? Chaplain Joe LaCognata shares about some of the unique challenges that are faced while trying to live out faith in the fire service.
At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don't know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the first and most critical towards recovery.
Care is more than just healing -- it's building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul.
If you could stand in someone else's shoes . . . hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently?
"Don't try to fix it. I just need you to listen."
One of the best gifts we can give to others is our willingness to listen.
It's the type of stress we are least aware of and ought to be most concerned about. It's the struggles faced call-by-call, shift-by-shift, year-by-year.
Sympathy and empathy may rhyme, but they are very different.
There is a cost for caring for others.
What was once a simple song performed by paramedic/firefighter Kevin Davison in his living room quickly became a giant anthem for First Responders.