Mighty Oaks Blog
After 20 years in the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than half of the 2 million Veterans struggle with physical and mental health problems stemming from their service.
According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, every day in America, over twenty veterans commit suicide. The V.A. Hotline receives an average of 400 calls per day. 2018 marked the highest military active duty suicide rate in 10 years.
If we really want to be honest with ourselves, sometimes we choose to sin, not because we are enticed against our wills, but because we desire its forbidden fruit. We mean to say at times, “I’m a good man. I don’t do anything wrong; look at all my good deeds.”
We wanted to take some time to introduce our newest member to our Board of Directors, Korey Scott. Our board is an amazing group of individuals who have answered God’s call to help guide Mighty Oaks to His vision. We’re blessed to add Korey’s experience and wisdom as a part of Mighty Oaks.
Men’s Legacy Program at The Wilds in Ohio had the sound of Chains dropping on the floor echoing throughout the week as the men that attended came to terms with the sin in their lives that was holding them in bondage.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSd) is a normal reaction to a situation that no human being should have to endure.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month is intended to raise public awareness about issues related to PTSd, reduce the stigma associated with PTSd, and help ensure that those suffering from the invisible wounds of war receive proper treatment.
The Truth About PTSD, Part 1 (How To View PTSD Awareness) “Greater understanding and awareness of PTSD will help Veterans and others recognize symptoms, and seek and obtain needed care.” – Dr. Paula P. Schnurr, Executive Director of the National Center for PTSD...
Is it “Happy Memorial Day” or do we need to tip-toe around celebrating? Am I supposed to be happy or sad? I know it can be confusing, right?
“What Kind of Tree am I Planting?” By, JJ Howell For a tree that is being planted, the most important part of the tree is the root. If the roots are bad, we will have no HOPE of the tree bearing any fruit, but if the roots are good, then we can have HOPE the tree will...
Taking An Educated Risk By, Mighty Oaks The word “risk” can conjure negative emotions from previous life experiences. Maybe the word risk reminds you of a time that you took a risk and it paid dividends. Risk has both positive and negative consequences. Regardless of...
As the ladies arrived at the WLP in San Miguel last week, you could see smiles on their faces; but the sadness in their eyes and their body language told a different story.
April 10th started out very early. I woke up at 3 am in San Antonio, Texas, which began with prayer and a ride to the airport. My mind was excited and preparing for what was to be encountered.