Chester Bennington wrote songs that spoke to my youth, and news of his death hit a lot of us who turned to his music during a tumultuous time of our lives. In this tale – I want to tell you a personal story. My story. I know there have been many … Continue reading
When I was a kid – I wore out the VHS tape I had of an animated movie called The Flight of Dragons. One of the characters in the story was a young, immature house dragon by the name of Gorbash. When the prophesied hero from the world of men … Continue reading
I have always been a sucker for redemption stories. This is particularly true during the Easter season, when we not only tell stories that involve a character’s redemption – but recount the redemption story at the heart of our faith. The one where God redeemed, and is still working out … Continue reading
As usual, we start off talking about games we’ve played over the past couple weeks and about some brief updates, but this episode has us revealing some stuff about ourselves on the mics.
Inspired by folks at Saving the Game and Fear the Boot getting episodes out there that talk about long-standing emotional wounds and mental health, as well as spending some time hanging out with the folks from the Bodhana Group, we got together to talk about some of the ways gaming has helped us work through our own personal struggles as well as those endured by people we love.
If you find yourself in a place where you feel alone, hurt, and that no one cares about you – be sure to talk to somebody about it. We’re not professional counselors in any way, but we’ve all served in ministry and have either directly or indirectly been in the place you are. Know that you are seen, you are known, and you are loved – by the guys on these mics and especially by God. We will get through this together.
Link round up:
You can find my write up about the Button Shy Board Game of the Month club HERE
You can find the episode of Saving the Game I mention HERE
And you can find the 2 part episode of Fear the Boot discussing mental health and gaming at the following: Part 1 , Part 2 Continue reading
Robin Williams helped me realize that being goofy can be beautiful. I grew up watching reruns of Mork & Mindy on TV. I loved watching him own a stage when he’d perform his comedy, and I have seen practically all of his movies – even Bicentenial Man. I’m one of … Continue reading