It’s Time

Because, honestly, the church has, as a whole, been extremely irresponsible when it comes to Mental Health concerns & abuse…But, I will no longer stay silent. I will give a voice – finally, a true & honest voice – to my pain, my struggle. I will no longer live in fear or walk on eggshells.

I am #ProHealth

A broken mind cannot produce a healthy body…and likely will destroy it… Give… That’s what this week’s Tuesday @ 10 prompt is over at Finding the Grace Within. Mine will be quite a bit different, different than what I’m used to posting & different from what many are expecting to read when they see the prompt. In 2015,Continue reading “I am #ProHealth”

One Day – A Lesson in Boldness

It was a cool October Saturday; it started off dreary, but by afternoon, the California sun was shining. I was just getting over a bad cold and still feeling awful. I wanted nothing more than to stay home in bed, but instead, I had a mandatory all-day class. So, as I’m prone to when IContinue reading “One Day – A Lesson in Boldness”

Five Minute Friday – Write

I have been posting a lot lately… Mostly about my new adventures in dating. But, today is Friday. And, that means a break from dating posts (or really any other kind of posts) to participate in Five Minute Friday. It’s a community of bloggers who write for five minutes, no extensive editing, no overthinking.  And,Continue reading “Five Minute Friday – Write”

Depression Hurts…Love can Help

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”

Story

Today is a Five Minute Friday. This means I will write for five minutes. No editing; no over-thinking. Today, the prompt from Lisa-Jo is STORY. Ready? GO:Each of us has a story. Each story has its own highs & lows; plot twists & cliffs hangers. My story has taken me all over the place and backContinue reading “Story”

Learning to Love [Myself]

“…Love your neighbor as yourself…” Matthew 22:39 I recently wrote about the one year challenge I have set up for myself. A challenge to change some of the bad habits in my life. Really, it’s just about a life overhaul where I become a better steward of the life God has blessed me with. At theContinue reading “Learning to Love [Myself]”

Please, Never Forget: Release & Preview

Hello guys. It’s been a while since I have written, and I’m sorry about that. Working has been wonderful, but has made my schedule crazy. I am enjoying it, but I am also re-learning how to organize my time better in order to do the other things I want to do or need to do,Continue reading “Please, Never Forget: Release & Preview”