Category: Religion and War

Chapter 1: Receiving the Wounded

Good morning, I’m Chaplain Michael Jaques, a chaplain with the US Army Reserve and with the VA. Today I want to share chapter one of my book “A Chaplain’s Battle: Transcending Powerlessness in an Explosive World.” It is a story of an Army chaplain who works through his feelings of powerlessness to finally find resolution. …

Feeling of Powerlessness in War

War is one of the most unsettling and painful experiences for people who witness the wrath of it. Thousands of lives are lost, and homes are shattered. Soldiers and their families are the worst affected.

The Power Motive in Behavioral Science

Powerlessness is a prevalent feeling in the profession of helping others. Nevertheless, it is often not given the attention it deserves. This prolonged period of silence on the topic has led to many people in the profession believe in the idea that they might set things right once they meet their qualifications.