My 2016 Birthday Prayer

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Today is my birthday
but, awakening from a nightmare,
I’m not feeling very happy right now

© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC

First, my birthday prayer:

The personal story behind both the prayer and my recurring nightmares follows below.

PLEASE God, we seriously need to upgrade the health-care system in this country. We need a clean sweep of the Mammon-worshipping insurance industry, God, clearing out everyone who is getting rich off the health challenges of the citizens of this country.

Please make everyone aware that, most importantly, we desperately need to FIX America’s woefully inadequate mental health care system, as we vastly improve mental health awareness in the entire country – including empathy for the poor, the homeless and every single one of our veterans.

Lay it on the heart of every single American with breath enough to speak, God. Let them know it like *I* know it…

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  1. Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC

    Happy Birthday to ME! You are a doll to reblog this on several of your blogs. I really want to put a human face on the lousy state of mental health care in America, and I think sharing this sad and personal horror story could do it.

    I wish everybody would read it – and take some kind of action. Failing that, they will be ready when THEY need help, so will be more likely to get it.


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