If you’ve never experienced it yourself, depression seems like a foreign language. Even if someone close to you has gone through it, you still don’t fully grasp the effect it has on a life. For nearly 10 years, I struggled with the darkness of depression. The black cloud covered my life, making it nearly impossibleContinue reading “Depression Hurts…Love can Help”
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A Rose by Any Other Name…
I’ve read several articles about “functional” anxiety and depression…though, by definition, anxiety and depression impair functioning… However, in today’s world, we recognize we still have to somehow live our lives… When people picture anxiety and depression, they often imagine the extremes. We picture that commercial where depression is the robe that never leaves us. Or weContinue reading “A Rose by Any Other Name…”
SAD in Reverse: When Summer Gets Me Down
for me, summer is not a good time of year. It brings out the worst in me, and the hotter it is, the worse I get.
Not Meant to be Alone
WE ARE NOT MEANT TO DO THIS ALL ALONE…
Soften me, remove the callouses that are developing on my heart…
When I read these passages, I am reminded: my body & this earth are not my own. I am meant to be a steward of them, and take care of them.
I used to think my path was about being a voice for the voiceless, but, I’ve discovered that no one is truly voiceless.
Sometimes, I feel anything but… On the days when I am so low (which has not occurred in quite a while) or so anxious I can barely get out of bed (this one is a little more prevalent). In times of grief or confusion… I feel anything but… Yet, it is a word that describesContinue reading “Strong”
Let me introduce myself…
I pray that in the time moving forward…people will be encouraged, people will find community. I pray that God will begin to use me more than ever to reach others like me, or different than me. That my words would touch exactly who they are supposed to…
This, temporary though it may be, is my haven…not because of my possession of it, but because of His possession of me.