Top rated author John Roynesdal, is a retired English teacher who may have written in excess of 15 years and produced 3 books for his Phillip Michael Carnegie Mystery series. Through the entire series, John focuses on issues that prevail on mankind: greed, poverty and prejudice dysfunctional families and the conflict between traditional and modern societies. Living in Darkness, a 265-page mystery novel, will be the third book with this series.
Here, we have a serial killer at large. Detective Carnegie along with his coworkers Paul and Nick are to solve the situation. Clues indicate many possibilities and keep they spending so much time. Would it be the project of a homophobe? Or a case of mad revenge? Or pointless youth rage? Juliana, their insightful and caring friend has often aided in cases before %u2013 and that the first is no different. Inspired from the work of some other man, Juliana is trying to open a safe and secure house for runaway gay children but she actually is obstructed by zealous religious leaders.
The boss, “Fats”, wishes to begin to see the serial killer case closed and it seems that it needs to be %u2013 but Detective Carnegie feels something is not quite right. He continues the investigation without consent and stumbles on some clues that change everything.
This book promotes freedom plus a willingness to let and live live regarding sexuality. Good points were made about prohibition making various sexual urges into something devious and secretive. I felt that John did a fantastic job depicting the stresses of your homosexual. Readers are shown the stigma that is put on them every time they are known as “gay”. The reaction of family and employers was intriguing and the prejudice homosexuals endure was enlightening. The story line definitely brings awareness on the hateful and disgusting crime of gay-bashing.
Author: John A. Roynesdal
Publisher: Lulu Press
Like many children, after i was young I hated the darkness. I hated everything regarding it. I loved being outside through the bright sunshine through the day to play and learn interesting things with friends, nevertheless, you couldn’t get me to go for a walk from the darkness of night in order to save my entire life. You couldn’t get me to get the first one to penetrate the darkness and switch on the lights, despite the fact that i loved playing with my toys and siblings from the basement. I simply hated the darkness. It scared me above all else
I think the most significant thing that bothered me in regards to the darkness was the fact that it represented the unfamiliar and the unknown if you ask me. Inside the sunlight of day I could possibly see throughout me. I was able to walk and runexplore and run while seeing all there is to view. Darkness has a strategy for hiding the possibility dangers and scary things in life, and so i first didn’t as if it.
Does anyone else connect with my childhood plight? Do almost every other adults remember being afraid in darkness? After having four kids of my own, personal, I have found that being afraid of darkness is fairly common among children. They actually do unlike the unknown of darkness and also literally, they generally do nothing like being hindered from seeing what is around them. Naturally, when i have raised up, my concern with darkness has subsided drastically because i have learned how the same a few things i can easily see inside the light continue to be there whenever it turns to darkness. I have got found that nothing extra is out to haunt me in darkness.
I have intentionally been trying to help my children overcome their anxiety about darkness. We now have been taking short walks as a family as darkness actually starts to settle in at the conclusion of the morning. These are fine so long as we are talking and as long as they can grab a hand with other people. There is something profoundly connected involving the anxiety about darkness along with the concern with being alone I have realized. So I am wanting to break their the fear of darkness by reinforcing that they are not by yourself. Having my children share bedrooms with each other also has greatly helped them along the way of overcoming their fears of darkness. With 2 people in the room nothing is as scary and in most cases you might stand and also be strong in the face of fear.
I write this to say simply that life is loaded with what you should hesitate of. It is our choice, however, the way you opt to let stuff like darkness or lonliness affect us. We can be overcome or we can learn how to overcome our fears. I’d claim that every day life is far too short to enjoy it in fear of darkness or other thing.
Anxiety about the dark also known as Nyctophobia is usual among children who often fear that something catastrophic may occur directly to them inside the night. In the darkness, we can%u2019t see very well, and for a young child, particularly one with a healthy imagination, this is very frightening. A pervading sense can build that something sinister is simply away from sight and arm%u2019s reach waiting for its moment to strike.
As a young child, I used to suffer from this phobia, because of which my mother employed to leave the landing light on for me to provide a calming relief from the darkness. My parents also utilized to ask me questions to make me elaborate on my fears. As a result, they showed concern and sympathy, while at the same time which makes it really clear that they were not afraid. In this manner, parents may be of great use to their children.
The fear lessened while i grew older, then went away altogether. Most children because they mature along with the world around them becomes more less and logical fantastic, arrived at realise they are quite safe inside the darkness as well as their fears were irrational.
Some adults can suffer from this fear %u2013 particularly those who suffer from nightmares or have traumatic memories. Although gradual exposure to darkness can be helpful to nyctophobics, the handling of nightmares and bad memories is liable to require specialist help.
Concern with death or Thantophobia is a reasonably natural phenomenon. None of us know what may happen to us once we die. But being morbidly scared of death is unhealthy and detrimental to our lives.
If an individual fears death excessively, it might prevent them from having the capacity to enjoy life. Often related to hypochondria, morbid death fear may cause unnecessary worry and anxiety and may prevent the sufferer from being able to exist fully.
To a point the fear of death diminishes whenever we view it in the natural context %u2013 a dying person flanked by loving loved ones. However nearly all of our images of death nowadays happen to be distorted by our culture%u2019s preoccupation with unnatural violent death: daily news stories of suicide, shootings and abductions bombings. Brutally violent computer and films games. Also scare mongering news stories regarding types of food once perceived to become healthy, however putting you at death%u2019s door.
All this negative focus results in unhealthy consequences. An exaggerated concern with dying and phobias of growing old results in a reluctance to generate a will or make any plans for those we love whom we realize will outlive us and a general ignorance of normal end of life options.