Treasures On The Sand

Gabriel King, Storyteller


The Tools You Need For Your Journey

Fighting the Darkness Without a Torch: Faith and Chronic Pain

"Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark." -Rabindranath Tagore Fighting chronic pain is already a daunting task, but is even more difficult when you do not have a firm foundation to stand on.... Continue Reading →

Throwing Out the Cookie-Cutter Mold: Why There is No Such Thing as “Normal”

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” -Maya Angelou What is "normal"?  The dictionary definition is, "the usual, average, or typical state or condition." The adjective definition is, "conforming to... Continue Reading →

Arming Yourself: Acquiring the Tools You Need to Fight Chronic Pain

"Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster." -Sun Tzu, The Art of War When you work on a car, do you do it with just your bare hands? When a soldier goes to... Continue Reading →

Climbing the Mountainside One Step at a Time: Finding The Notches of Hope in Your Life

"Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing." -Barry Finlay About a week ago, a counseling friend of mine, Peter Duncan, gave me this awesome illustration during one of our recent talks and I wanted to share... Continue Reading →

Forging Diamonds: Why Even Chronic Pain Is Molding You

“What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing."-C. S. Lewis In the movie Arrival, there is a quote that has really resonated with me. "If you were to look at your life from beginning... Continue Reading →

Seeking Hope: Finding the Light at the End of the Tunnels of Life

"Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness." -Desmond Tutu  Life can suck. You may find yourself in situations that seem to have no way out. Sometimes, you will fall into a dark... Continue Reading →

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