The faith of Sarah Harmening

In this image made from video by WSB-TV Atlanta, authorities render assistance to injured people on an overturned church bus, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Atlanta

In this image made from video by WSB-TV Atlanta, authorities render assistance to injured people on an overturned church bus, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Atlanta

“Family members confirmed that Sarah Harmening was the passenger who lost her life in a tragic church bus accident on Camp Creek Pkwy…” Continue reading: Passenger killed in church bus crash identified

Church bus crash victim’s final journal entry provides glimmer of hope


“Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being ensamples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.” (1 Peter 5:2-4)

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.” (1 Peter 5:8-9)

“According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” (2 Peter 1:3-4)

“Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever. For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever…” (1 Peter 1:23-25)

Funeral set for Sarah Harmening, Alabama teen missionary killed in Atlanta bus crash

Sarah Harmening (Facebook)

Sarah Harmening (Facebook)

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Required reading for Memorial Day 2017


“What we’ve been undergoing to a large extent is a form of psychological abuse, actually, by very narcissistic, hegemonic governments and officials for a very long time. It’s a form of gaslighting where actually our own faith in our ability to judge a situation, and to some extent even our own identity, has been eroded and damaged to the point where we’re effectively accepting their version of reality.” ~ Vanessa Beeley

“You Only Hate Assad Because Your TV Told You To”

“Is it possible that there is a power establishment governing your country which is so evil that it would engineer the deaths of children in a false flag attack to manufacture consent for a strategically valuable regime change it’s been seeking for decades? It’s uncomfortable to consider this possibility. Much easier to believe there’s a depraved nutcase foreigner hurling chemical weapons and barrel bombs at civilians willy nilly who needs to be taken out by Good Guys. Much more difficult to do the rigorous intellectual and emotional work needed to escape from the institutional brainwashing Vanessa Beeley describes in her article “Gaslighting: State Mind Control and Abusive Narcissism” and do the necessary research to get a clear picture of what is going on. But you undeniably have the ability to make that choice, here and now as you finish this article. Are you the sort of person who can face uncomfortable truths and revise their worldview accordingly, or the type who compartmentalizes and avoids them for the sake of cognitive comfort?”

Read more: “You Only Hate Assad Because Your TV Told You To” by Caitlin Johnstone

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Are we helping the people who destroyed the Twin Towers?


“Yes, that’s right, the people we have been helping are not Liberal Democrats or Girl Guides or Quakers. No, they are the same movement which destroyed Manhattan’s Twin Towers.” ~ Peter Hitchens

“The United States has a troubled relationship with terrorism and terrorists. It has a long history of pursuing state-terrorist activities, defined as the deliberate politically motivated infliction of harm on non-combatants by a state, including fire bombings of German and Japanese cities during WWII; the nuclear annihilation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; massive terror bombing campaigns, including napalm use, during the Korean War; the carpet bombing of Indochina; the deliberate destruction of civilian infrastructure during the first Gulf War and the 1999 air war on Yugoslavia; the 1990s sanctions of mass destruction against Iraqi civilians, which led to numberless deaths, reaching perhaps a million or more; the 2003 “shock and awe” campaign unleashed on Iraq, and on and on ad nauseam. This has been accompanied by temporary tactical alliances with non-state terrorists, including the mujahedeen in Afghanistan in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, the forerunners of Al Qaeda; the contras in Nicaragua; and today, a tactical alliance with ISIS, al-Nusra, and support for al-Nusra-embeds in Syria…” Read more: Allying with political Islam: The United States’ tactical alliances with Al Qaeda and its associates in Syria


“Now we have definitely moved from being a post-war world to being a pre-war world. Madness and folly are loose again. Consider first that early on Friday morning the United States Navy launched 59 cruise missiles on behalf of Al Qaeda… Yes, that’s right, the people we have been helping are not Liberal Democrats or Girl Guides or Quakers. No, they are the same movement which destroyed Manhattan’s Twin Towers…” Read more: Peter Hitchens: Our ‘noble’ cause? Dropping bombs for Al Qaeda

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Trump, Putin, and Chabad

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A mainstream media outlet — Politico Magazine — finally published an article about Trump, Putin, and Chabad…

The Happy-Go-Lucky Jewish Group That Connects Trump and Putin 

I wouldn’t say “Happy-Go-Lucky Jewish Group” but would say something like: “Kabbalistic Jewish Cult.”

Please see also the information at the following link…

Trump links to Russian Jewish Mafia

Below are some links I’ve been collecting about Trump, Putin, and Chabad…

Trump’s Jews

Putin’s Jews

“Our people in Brighton [Beach] will tell you everything,” she said, referring to a district of New York which is home to a large number of Jewish emigres from the former Soviet Union…” Read more: Russian government spokesperson says ‘the Jews’ knew Donald Trump would win US election

Which Jews Love Trump? Russian Jews:

For Some, 111 Million White Russians Are Dangerously Intoxicating 

Know Your New York-Lovin’ Russian [Jewish] Oligarchs

Trump Signals Major Shift In U.S. Policy In Middle East

L’Chayim Roundtable (Part 1): Trump & Israel

L’Chayim Roundtable (Part 2): Trump & Israel

At Putin’s side, an army of Jewish billionaires – Jewish World – Jerusalem Post

Trump and Putin: Agents of Chabad-Lubavitch

Indeed, Trump had also done business with shady Russians and Ukrainian oligarchs and Kazakh billionaires, who all lived together in perfect post-Soviet harmony with Manafort in Trump’s gilded gold tower in the middle of Manhattan…

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Visit Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Grave

Shul ties: Ivanka and Jared’s big move has D.C.’s Jews buzzing

YouTube CEO is a Russian Jew

List of Jews born in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union

List of Ukrainian Jews

The Russian [Jewish] Mafia

Professor Ronald Hilton, Stanford University WAIS Forum on Russia

Putin and the Oligarchs

Russia’s Vladimir Putin Defends Ukraine’s Jews, Slams Ukraine’s Jewish Oligarchs

Jewish Dissidents Target Putin –

Chabad is a branch of Hasidic Judasim espousing a supremacist and authoritarian ideology ostensibly supported by Christian Zionists and Christian Evangelists alike. It has been able to gain access to presidential offices in America and Israel, along with a very close relationship to the Russian President Vladmir Putin. But Chabad Lubavitch’s greatest influence is undoubtedly in the United States. According to author Sue Fishkoff: “It’s not enough that Chabad’s man in D.C. knows the name and phone number of just about every congressman, senator and foreign ambassador in the nation’s capital — he also knows their legislative assistants, their secretaries and the people who clean their offices.” Read more: The Z Factor VIII: Chabad Lubavitch (1)

Influence in the White House: Lobbying for the Release of Soviet Jews in the 1980s

Failed Messiah archive “Chabad”

Chabad Lubavitch is a messianic religious cult and a criminal organization… Chabad Mafia

Trump and Putin ties to Chabad-Lubavitch

Chelsea Clinton married a non-orthodox Jew in a non-traditional ceremony which was co-officiated by a Jewish rabbi and a Christian priest, and she has not converted to Judaism. That being the case, some traditionalist Jews have taken exception to the marriage… whereas Ivanka Trump kissed all the right asses in all the right ways by converting to Judaism before her Orthodox wedding to an Orthodox Jew who has intimate ties to the Chabad-Lubavitch cult.

Trump and Putin: Agents of Chabad-Lubavitch

Trump and Putin ties to Chabad-Lubavitch

Chabad-Lubavitch, Vladimir Putin and the globalist End Times script (+ a message to the non-Cabalist Jews)

What about the Chabad Lubavitch menorah lighting in front of the White House each year? National Menorah Lighting Ceremony 2015

Rabbi Uses Menorah Lighting To Condemn Recent UN Resolution

How Russian Jews Helped Shape the Life of Vladimir Putin – Israel News

How Putin’s man made his way to the top of European Jewry

Is love or politics behind Putin’s promotion of Chabad?

Why Russian Chief Rabbi Stands by Vladimir Putin

What’s behind Vladimir Putin’s close relationship with an Orthodox Jewish sect?

Trump: A Revolving Chabad Presidency – Morris

Michael Voris’ Church Militant promotes the seven noahide laws

Michael Hoffman – Shulchan Aruch & Chabad Lubavitch

The Chabad and The Empire – Michael Hoffman

Vice: Broad Support for Trump Among Hasidim

WATCH: Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner visit Lubavitcher rebbe’s grave to pray for election victory – U.S. Election 2016

President Trump Marks Education Day for Rebbe’s Date of Birth – Proclamation cites importance of values-based education

Why is the US Honoring a Racist Rabbi?

Rabbi Schneerson’s Anti-goyimitic racism and hatred enacted into Federal Law

Felix Sater – Man Of The Year: Chabad of Port Washington

Felix Sater – Trump connected Russian Jewish mafia

The Hidden Powers and Dubious Money Behind Donald Trump

Crown Heights Info

How Donald Trump Cashed in on 9/11

Chabad Lubavitch & 911, Ushering in that Man of SIN

Chabadniks and Zionists are 9/11 “perpetraitors”


Chabad Lubavitch Identified as Supremacist Criminal Cult in League With Mossad

Donald Trump’s adviser Jason Greenblatt spoke to after visiting Chabad in Downtown Cleveland

Red Mafia: How the Russian [Jewish] Mob Has Invaded America

“Ironically, the first wave of Russian mobsters used the same excuse to gain entry to America. During the detente days of the early 1970s, when Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev had agreed to allow the limited emigration of Soviet Jews, thousands of hard-core criminals, many of them released from Soviet Gulags by the KGB, took advantage of their nominal Jewish status to swarm into the United States. The majority settled in Brighton Beach, where they quickly resumed their cruel criminal vocation…” Source: Red Mafiya – Introduction:

Robert I. Friedman: Red Mafiya – Jewish or Russian?

“Being international in outlook gives Russian mobsters an advantage in drug sales, money laundering and the illegal trade of military equipment. And being mostly Jewish gives them a safe haven in Israel where many Russian Mafia types are citizens and thus immune from extradition to the United States when the feds get after them…” Source: Russia takes underworld to new level

The Donald Trump video every Jew MUST watch!

Here’s another tie: Simon Grigorievich Kukes, former chief executive of a now-defunct Russian state-owned oil company, who contributed more than $150,000 to Trump’s campaign and joint fundraising committee, Trump Victory. This is the first election cycle he has contributed, according to FEC documents. Kukes gave $2,700 directly to Trump’s campaign in March, and then a total of $149,000 to Trump Victory in June and July; another $2,700 of that went to Trump directly, while the remainder was divided between the Republican National Committee’s main account, its convention account and its headquarters account.

Source: Russian-born oil magnate gives big to Trump Victory

Simon Kukes, boss of TNK, Russia’s fifth-largest oil company by reserves and production, has spent most of his working life in America. He is too quiet and reserved to be a typical American, but he does not have much in common with most Russian businessmen either. Unlike most top Russian managers, he is accessible, modest and polite. He shuns the mobile phone, favourite toy of the Russian elite (two is a minimum; Boris Berezovsky, Russia’s top tycoon, has several). “When I hear a mobile ringing in a meeting, I confiscate it,” he says. “It shows that the manager doesn’t manage his time properly.”

Born in Russia, he emigrated to America (because of his Jewish background) in 1977, at the age of 31. A chemist by training, with scores of patents to his name, he worked at western oil companies, including Phillips Petroleum, until 1996. Now his task is to turn round a typical Russian oil company—rich in potential, poor in practice.

Source: Face value: Oiling the wheels – Simon Kukes is a new kind of Russian oil man. Small comfort for his western rivals

A Conversation with Simon Kukes

Moscow Targets Another Russian Jewish Oligarch

Russian-Jewish Mafia

Red Mafia: How the Russian [Jewish] Mob Has Invaded America

Russian-born [Jewish] oil magnate gives big to Trump Victory

Lawsuit: Trump Aide Funneled Mob-Linked Ukrainian Oligarch’s Fortune into U.S. Real Estate

The Most Dangerous Mobster in the World

The Jewish Mob In America

Russia’s Vladimir Putin Defends Ukraine’s Jews, Slams Ukraine’s Jewish Oligarchs

Russian Jewish oligarchs experience the Exodus – in style –

Russian oligarchs in Israel: Welcome to the Promised Land

The Computer Crimes of 9/11: How Critical U.S. Airport Computers Were Compromised with Israeli Spyware / Ari Fleischer and 9/11 – Israel’s Point Man in the White House

Ari Fleischer — White House spokesman for Bush on 9-11; “dual citizen” of US and Israel; connected to the extremist group called the Chabad Lubavitch Hasidics

Michael Chertoff — Assistant Attorney General on 9-11; freed over 100 Israeli spies in the US after 9-11; promoted to head Homeland Security; “dual citizen” of US and Israel; Zionist; likely Mossad agent

Dov Zakheim — Pentagon comptroller when trillion dollars reported missing on 9-10-01; “dual citizen” of US and Israel; Zionist; Shul Rabbi; former CFR member; former CEO of fly-by-remote manufacturer; reputed 9-11 mastermind

Philip Zelikow — led the 9-11 Cover-Up Commission; personally wrote the 9-11 Omission Commission Report, a best-selling work of fiction; appointed Counselor of US Department of State; “dual citizen” of US and Israel

Elliot Abrams — former member of PNAC, National Security Council; pleaded guilty in 1991 to lying to Congress about Iran-Contra affair; “dual citizen” of US and Israel; Zionist

Lewis “Scooter” Libby — former PNAC member; studied political science at Yale under Paul Wolfowitz; aid to Cheney; convicted for lying about outing of Valerie Plame; “dual citizen” of US and Israel; Zionist

Jack Abramoff — entertained USG “terrorist” patsy Mohammed Atta on his yacht just before 9-11; convicted criminal lobbyist; ardent Zionist

Lewis Eisenberg — chairman Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on 9-11; authorized transfer of WTC leases to Silverstein and Lowy just weeks before 9-11; later appointed chairman of Republican National Committee; Zionist

Larry Silverstein — he and partner Frank Lowy obtained 99-year lease on WTC shortly before 9-11; made several billion dollars on 9-11 insurance fraud; admitted to “pulling” WTC 7; Zionist

Frank Lowy — he and partner Larry Silverstein obtained 99-year lease on WTC shortly before 9-11; came to Palestine in 1945 from Hungarian to fight as Golani commando in Israeli “War of Independence”; Australia’s second richest person; in May 2007, investigated by Israeli police for corruption scandal involving Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert; Zionist

Jules Kroll — founder of Kroll Corporation, a “security services” company which was in charge of “security” at WTC on 9-11; has close links to CIA and is active private military contractor in Iraq; Zionist

William Kristol — PNAC co-founder; adherent of Leo Strauss; editor of The Weekly Standard; strong advocate of the Iraq war; “dual citizen” of US and Israel; Zionist

Henry Kissinger — long criminal history; wanted for war crimes in several countries; sat on War Policy Board under Perle; chosen to lead 9-11 Cover-Up Omission Commission; “dual citizen” of US and Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu — former and current Israeli Prime Minister; said 9-11 was “good” for US-Israeli relationship; in NYC on 9-11 and in London on 7-7 bombings; major instigator for WW III; war criminal

Ariel Sharon — Israeli Prime Minister on 9-11; heavy Mossad involvement in 9-11 (200 Israeli intelligence agents rounded up after 9-11, five Mossad agents arrested filming and celebrating WTC collapses, employees of Mossad-operated company at WTC notified hours before plane hit) implicates Sharon; infamous Zionist terrorist and war criminal

Read more: Suspected 9-11 Criminal Coconspirators

9-11/Israel did it

Bridge scandal: Newly uncensored texts show Wildstein, Kelly mocked Chabad rabbi

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Washington’s Long War on Syria


Description of Stephen Gowans’ new book: Washington’s Long War on Syria…

“The United States has waged a long war against Syria from the very moment the country’s fiercely independent Arab nationalist movement—of which Assad and his father Hafez al-Assad were committed devotees—came to power in 1963. Washington sought to purge Arab nationalist influence from the Syrian state and the Arab world more broadly because it was a threat to its agenda of establishing global primacy and promoting business-friendly investment climates for US banks, investors and corporations throughout the world. Arab nationalists aspired to unify the world’s 400 million Arabs into a single super-state capable of challenging United States hegemony in West Asia and North Africa and becoming a major player on the world stage free from the domination of the former colonial powers and the US. Washington had waged long wars on the leaders of the Arab nationalist movement—Egypt’s Gamal Abdel Nasser, Iraq’s Saddam, Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, and Syria’s Assads, often allying with particularly violent forms of political Islam to undermine its Arab nationalist foes. By 2011, only one pan-Arabist state remained in the region—Syria. In Washington’s Long War on Syria Stephen Gowans examines the decades-long struggle between secular Arab nationalism, political Islam, and United States imperialism for control of Syria, the self-proclaimed Den of Arabism, and last secular pan-Arabist state in the region…”

Stephen Gowans’ new book: Washington’s Long War on Syria

Stephen Gowans’ blog:

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Living with driving related PTSD


“Americans take an average of four car trips every day—that’s more than 1,400 per year. It’s no wonder that the chance of dying while inside a moving vehicle is about 1 in 6,700. Car crashes are the leading cause of death in teenagers, and second leading cause of death in all other populations. Without a doubt, driving is risky business.” (Source: NTSB Safety Compass)

I have a problem. I’ve had this problem going on 17 years this year. It surfaced in the year 2000, while I was working as a delivery driver for a paper company in Little Rock, Arkansas. At the time, although the company had gone through two changes of ownership, I had gone to work there, at that same building, for ten years. Monday through Friday, from 6 AM until whenever I was done with my route. I got the job after coming off the road. I wanted a local job after two years of over-the-road driving. The company had straight trucks and tractor-trailers, and I drove both, depending upon which route I was on. I put in a lot of miles every day. Day after day, week after week, year after year. During one day, most people drive to work, drive home from work, and perhaps stop by the store along the way. I drove to work and then I spent all day driving. Then I drove home from work and stopped at the store along the way. That’s a lot of driving. More than the average person could imagine. I saw a lot when I was on the road every day. Lots of dangerous situations. Lots of wrecks. Lots of close calls. Lots of near misses. I saw people get hurt. I saw people get killed.

There was one particularly bad week, wherein seven people were killed on one short, dangerous stretch of interstate highway in Southwest Little Rock. I saw one of the wrecks after it happened. A car had crossed the median and gone underneath the front of a tractor-trailer that had been traveling the opposite direction. The firemen were trying to get the mangled bodies out of the car while it was underneath the truck and I thought they may as well get a crane to lift the truck and drag the car out with the bodies inside. But that’s not the way they do things. The next day I saw on the news it had been a woman and her little girl that had gone underneath the truck the day before.

Like I said, that was a bad week. I only saw the one wreck but I heard about the others. Some of them were partly caused by bad road design, which has since been fixed. But they were all due to human error regardless. I remember clocking in one morning that week while another driver was clocking in, too. He asked me if I had heard about one of the wrecks and I told him that I had. He said he had seen it and that it was really bad. He clocked in and walked away. I began to tear up, and I contemplated not clocking in. Not going to work. Not driving anymore. Ever. Because I just couldn’t take it anymore. The deaths. It was too much for me. I knew then and there I had a problem. I had been driving for many years by that time, and I always enjoyed doing so. Now I didn’t. I had reached my breaking point.

I did clock in that day. I went to work, like I always did. And I did my job. But after that day I was never the same. I would find myself tearing up again whenever I saw a wreck. Even when I saw dead animals on the road. That was when I knew I had to quit driving for a living.

I didn’t quit right away. I went to see a therapist about my problem: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). It was helpful to talk about my problem. My particular problem was one the therapist hadn’t seen before: driving related PTSD.

An opportunity arose at the company when our manager asked me to become the warehouse manager. I jumped at the chance, because it would take me off the road. I did that for a while, long enough to get the warehouse back in order after a disastrous merger with another company. I got into an argument with a middle manager and he said he was putting me back on the truck. I said “No you’re not, because I quit”. He didn’t know the reason why, but there was no way I was going back to driving a truck.

I got a job at Barnes and Noble Booksellers after that. It was probably the happiest time in my life. I didn’t have to drive all day every day. I made lots of new friends. I worked around books. I even fell in love.

After working there a year I had a couple weeks of vacation, so I planned to drive back east to visit an old friend and my parents. I worked nights and got off work around midnight, so I planned to leave after work. Even though I knew driving late at night isn’t a good idea.

Sure enough, around 3:30 in the morning, between Forest City and West Memphis, Arkansas, on Interstate 40 east, I came upon stopped traffic and a wreck that had just happened. Sadly, a Canadian family’s minivan had smashed into the rear end of a JB Hunt tractor-trailer that was stopped on the shoulder. The minivan hit the trailer at highway speed. Two people were dead and one, the driver, was injured.

That’s not a nice thing to come across on the highway. Especially when you already have driving related PTSD. But what can you do? I did what I could, along with others, to comfort the injured driver, and I found something to cover the bodies of the dead.

When I got to Memphis, about 5 hours later, I got gas, I got a room, I prayed for the family, and I wept.

I was pretty angry with God after that. We talked, and I assured him that I would see no more carnage on my trip. That that was IT! for this trip.

I didn’t see any more wrecks on that trip, thank God. That one was more than enough.

I’ve had a few driving jobs since that time. Some local, some longer distances, but at this point in time I haven’t driven a truck professionally since 2014.

I drove to Florida the other day, which is a two day drive from Pennsylvania where I now live, and it was stressful. Actually, before I left for Florida, I drove to a city in Maryland twenty miles from where I live and that was stressful too. I don’t appear to be stressed when I drive. I’m calm, cool, and collected like I always am… but I’m waiting… I’m waiting to be hit… I’m waiting for someone else to be hit…. I’m expecting death and destruction to occur any moment. Unlike most people, when I wake up the day I’m planning to drive somewhere, I’m somewhat afraid to do so. I always think long and hard about whether or not any drive is worth the risk. In the end I usually overcome my fear and just go. I’m still afraid but I know I can’t stop living, which, for most of us, includes driving on a regular basis.

Most people don’t expect those things when they drive. They just drive and that’s it. Most people are surprised when accidents happen. I’m surprised when they don’t. I always considered the fact that any time I get into a car it may be the day I die. It is, for a lot of people, so why not me? The odds are pretty good it may be my day, especially since I have so many miles under my belt. I feel like my number is coming up.

Although PTSD can be, they say, caused by one traumatic event, I’ve always been of the opinion PTSD is caused by repeated exposure to traumatic events in a dangerous environment, like combat. For example, what used to be called “battle fatigue” wasn’t caused by one experience or one battle, it was caused by many experiences and many battles. It was caused by the daily risk of dying a violent death and daily witnessing the violent deaths of others over an extended period of time. When it comes to stress like that, everyone has a breaking point. I reached mine that day I considered not clocking in for work. I simply couldn’t take any more death and destruction.

The thing about driving related PTSD is that you can’t stop driving. I would like to, but it’s not practical for me to do so right now, and it’s not practical for most people to stop driving. Unlike combat, which comes to an end when soldiers return from war, driving never ends. For me it’s like I’m a soldier with combat related PTSD being forced to go back into combat day after day with no end in sight. For me, cars and trucks are like bullets flying all around me, and I’m just waiting for someone, including me, to get hit. I was almost hit by a tractor-trailer that came across the median on Interstate 30 in Arkansas one day. You wouldn’t believe how fast it happened. One second the truck was where it was supposed to be and the next second it was on my side of the road slamming into and killing the guy behind me. I think about that incident when I drive. I know how fast death can occur on the highway. And it’s not something I enjoy thinking about. Nor is it a risk I enjoy taking. But I can’t stop living. And a PTSD therapy dog isn’t going to help me either. The dog would just be another innocent soul along for another death defying ride, right? Why put the poor dog at risk, too? Like I said, there’s no end to the stress factors when it comes to driving related PTSD. You just have to keep going out there, day after day, and hoping for the best. Thankfully, I’m in a situation now where I don’t do much driving. I only drive when I have to. I spend most of my time hiking and mountain biking in the mountains behind my house. I enjoy the slow pace, the animals, the trees, the peace. I hate the highway, the stress, the death and destruction, and I wish I could avoid it forever.

There’s not much information online about driving related PTSD. Not the kind of truck driving related PTSD that I have anyway. I found one article about it. I’ll include it along with another link below. Perhaps this article may be of some help someday to someone who suffers from the same problem I do. I hope so.

I’m driving back to PA from Florida in a couple of days so, who knows… I may never get back to PA alive. I hope I do, but I’m prepared, like always, to be killed on the highway. Hopefully I won’t see anyone else killed on the highway either. I’m really tired of that.

Drive safe! 🙂

When long-haul trucking leads to mental-health problems

Around a third of the 3.5 million truck drivers in the U.S. will be involved in a serious road accident at some point during their careers. That’s a lot of people—more than a million—experiencing potentially severe job-related trauma. In fact, long-haul truckers have some of the highest rates of injuries and illness of all occupations—which makes it all the more alarming that truckers often have a difficult time accessing mental-health services… The job of a trucker, in other words, can mean dealing with PTSD, regularly facing trauma triggers, and battling exhaustion through it all—without professional help to identify or manage these mental-health problems.” Read more: When long-haul trucking leads to mental-health problems

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

“Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a pathological anxiety disorder resulting after exposure to a traumatic event. Current literature estimates that 8% of the U.S. population meets the criteria for PTSD and while PTSD cases commonly involve combat or assault experiences, there is a wide range of events capable of triggering PTSD symptoms. These events include car accidents, kidnappings, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and any other traumatic experience where an individual experienced or witnessed an event that involved death or the threat of physical harm.” Source: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Why the media hates Kellyanne Conway


Kellyanne Conway is well educated, a successful business woman, and a powerful political strategist. So why isn’t she being praised as a feminist superstar? Because she’s Catholic, conservative, and (gasp!) pro-life…

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