Did you know systemic gaslighting is a thing? Especially in governments, religious bodies, and the medical field. Did you know there are generations of people and cultures around the world who are predisposed to gaslighting. They are predisposed to thinking they are being encouraging, helpful, corrective or loving when they express sentiments that may actually … Continue reading Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep
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 we … Continue reading A Rose by Any Other Name…
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.
WE ARE NOT MEANT TO DO THIS ALL ALONE...
I used to think my path was about being a voice for the voiceless, but, I've discovered that no one is truly voiceless.
Imagine if we spent as much time praying as we do worrying.
As much time in His presence as we do on our earthly "entertainment".
As much time on the things of Heaven as we do the things of this world.
"Love begins at home, and it's not how much we do...but how much love we put into that action" - Mother Theresa "I cannot people today, mom". That's an actual text I sent my mom yesterday morning. Blurry eyes attempting to focus on the figure in my doorway - an impossible feat without my glasses. … Continue reading 5MF – Family
I know it's the wee hours of Thursday morning, I just didn't have the chance to write this on yesterday. I was hoping to be able to combine it with the theme of Tuesday @ 10, and I think it works well: Defining Moment See, I've recently been really ill. (Aside from getting over a nasty cold) … Continue reading #WorkitWednesday – Defining Moment
It's friday... As a matter of fact, it's really only Friday for another 15 minutes. Today has been a long day, one that began hours before I am used to (who knew there was a 5:45 in the A.M.?)Friday's mean Five Minute Friday. I got the prompt last night before bed & had it in … Continue reading Paint & Healing
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 impossible to … Continue reading Depression Hurts…Love can Help