Are you successful in God’s eyes?

Are you successful in God’s eyes?

A paradigm defines the way we view something. For instance, if a man walks around looking at life through binoculars, he’ll view everything as big and close. A paradigm shift occurs when he puts down the binoculars–suddenly the world looks different. In the spiritual realm, God offers a paradigm shift that changes our view of […]

“Your brain is not normal.”

“Your brain is not normal.”

The neurologist gazed intently at a magnetic resonance image of my brain. The same brain a radiologist referred to when he said, “You have small vessel brain disease” (SVD) (I covered that half of the story in this article). Still looking at the MRI, the pretty brain doc said, “Your brain isn’t normal, Mr. Perkins.” […]

“You’ve got a brain disease,” she said.

“You’ve got a brain disease,” she said.

A couple months ago I got a call from a radiologist who had viewed an MRI of my brain. I expected her to say, “Good news. It’s there.” Instead she said, “I’ve got good news and bad news.” I always want the good news first. If I get the bad news first it spoils the […]

I Did A Few Things Right!

I Did A Few Things Right!

I have a friend who is dying. I’ve known Stan Giles since 1977 when we worked together at a church in Houston, Texas. He has brain cancer and every day is now a gift. For the last couple months he’s been sending an email to friends. Last week he wrote something that has profoundly affected […]