Besieged

Psalm 31-21 - 2.jpgOddly enough, in the world of ornithology (study of birds), the word “siege” is descriptor of “the station of a heron at prey.” While I can honestly say I have never looked through the eyes of a fish about to be devoured by a heron, I can assuredly attest to the paralyzing fear experienced by those who watch their loved ones being enclosed by mental illness. Indeed there have been many times when Douglas has been as one besieged by a predator. Continue reading