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.
"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters...It is the Lord Christ you are serving." -Colossians 3:23-24 Today's post is part of the wonderful Five Minute Friday tradition that I love so much. And, it's actually Friday. The rules are, write for 5 minutes, no over-thinking, … Continue reading Relief
***The following is an edited excerpt from one of my fictional stories, and is an extreme exaggeration...but is not far off from certain circumstances in my life.*** "Sobbing uncontrollably, I have finally lost my voice from yelling at the popcorn on my ceiling. Where is God? Is He listening to me at all? No one gets … Continue reading ‘The Lack’: A Story
Disappointment=Today I received two rejection letters. One from a job I had recently applied for and one from the magazine I was hoping would give me my first professionally published piece. June 2011 is upon us this week. Now, halfway through the year, I am re-evaluating things. Life is not what I had expected, not where … Continue reading Disappointment