True faith is always a work in progress for us, but well worth the positive rewards. After many years of living in my refound faith, I was contacted, just before the holidays last year, by the National Catholic Register which is a news service of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), America’s premier Catholic cable network. They wrote an article about me and my journey back to religion.
Food is often regarded as a comfort–either because good memories are associated with the food itself or because many people associate sitting down to a good meal with happiness–those living with PTSD can find it therapeutic to organize a meal and prepare it themselves.
My message of cooking as a form of pleasant therapy is a friendly reminder to view your stove as an old friend who is always there to give a warm embrace.