Archive for December, 2014

Christian Counseling, Communication and Mondegreens

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Since this is an article on communications, it is important to define and clarify this word: mondegreens. Mondegreens are mangled song lyrics that a listener might mishear or misunderstand.

Here are some examples:

“I’m just a girl” by No Doubt has been misheard as, “I’m just a squirrel”.

Our Star Spangled Banner begins with the words “O, Say can you see?” not “Jose can you see?”

The Beatles sang about “Paperback writer” not “Pay for ...

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Christian Counseling, Dementia, and the Bible

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I am continually reminded about the sad fact that Alzheimer’s disease strikes more than five million Americans. And it seems each week new stores arise about the tragic and challenging impact dementia is having on people we know and love.

Suggestions on Prevention

While we hope researchers will find a cure of Alzheimer’s, I was reminded of several ways a person can prevent or delay the onset of dementia. Suggestions include:

  1. Eat healthy foods for the brain. This means limiting unhealthy snacks and ...
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