Let Me Be

Just because I’m not an oracle of calmness doesn’t mean that I’m irrational. Just because I’m angry at you and your friends and your family doesn’t mean that I’m an unkind person. Honestly, I don’t express such anger unless provoked. Having all the people around you stand and judge me, say I’m unsuitable, say I’m … Read moreLet Me Be

Breaking the Silence Against Mental Health

I have learned a lot on my journey of self-awareness. It’s taken many days of battling with depression, grief, and shame with small breaks of crying, deep therapy, and breakthroughs. It’s been a difficult journey to get where I am right now, but I still have a lot of work to do. One of the … Read moreBreaking the Silence Against Mental Health

The Mental Health Game of Tag, You’re It!

I have been so lucky…the depression has been swept aside again (mostly). It’s a constant tug-a-war battle with the depression. There are good days, bad days, and mixed days. Heck, sometimes there are just days where I throw my hands up in the air and impatiently wait for a redo button to appear to try … Read moreThe Mental Health Game of Tag, You’re It!

The Good, the Bad and the Redeemed

Many people will use the excuse of not trusting an all powerful God by saying “Why would a good God let bad things happen to good people”. I guess then we need to ask “Why do good things happen to bad people” and who determines who is good and who is bad? Are those relative … Read moreThe Good, the Bad and the Redeemed

knee-deep

This is not the surface of Mars. But I wish it was. A sci-fi Bradbury story and not my life. Scared and Scarred I am 6. Tender. Overly sensitive. Idealistic. In the living room watching TV (listening to my parents scream). My father is chasing my mother from the bedroom to the living room. She … Read moreknee-deep

Be Still, Be Quiet, Be Calm & Be Happy

Be Still, Be Quiet, Be Calm & Be Happy Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Boys and Girls of all ages, the title to this post offers you the reader some pretty simple instructions to follow. Those four very basic and simple instructions once again are Be Still, Be Quiet, Be Calm, & Be Happy.  Just where … Read moreBe Still, Be Quiet, Be Calm & Be Happy

The Word Of The Week Is….. Patience!

Project Bible 365 Day 73: The Word Of The Week Is….. Patience!   Disclaimer/Advice: NEVER WRITE ANYTHING ON THE INTERNET WHILE YOU’RE ANGRY! The idea for this devotional occurred after I dealt with a very stressful financial situation.   I was dealing with a financial fiasco earlier today because the government officials I deal with … Read moreThe Word Of The Week Is….. Patience!