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…
In the field I work in, it is estimated that up to 67% of us experience high levels of burnout...something we can experience at any time in our careers, not just the later years. Combine my drive with perfection and my world-view that tells me to put everyone else above myself: I am a prime … Continue reading It’s a Process
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 didn't realize until earlier this evening, but: I'm tired. Not just long day tired. Exhausted of resources tired. Emotionally. Spiritually. Physically. Tired. A year and five months ago, I packed up my car & moved my life 1300 miles away, in answer to God's call - a move I knew from the start was … Continue reading Find Rest My Soul
I am praying that, even with the proverbial "hands tied," I get to be hope in a hopeless world, as I am tapped into the ultimate source of hope.
...honestly, I can't imagine being hope in a hopeless world without the Source of Hope. It just wouldn't be possible.
Time for another flash fiction post 🙂 I am quite enjoying using the 5 minute time-frame to write something not only flash in length, but time written in. Also, doing these little flash fiction posts has re-ignited my love for writing fiction, so I've decided that once our #Write31Days challenge has ended, I'm going to once … Continue reading Rainstorm (Ascent from Madness)
Tonight's prompt is sky...and after a long day, I'm not sure I can come up with anything for that...so, more flash fiction...enjoy I lay looking up at the sky. Always a good way to be grounded. I love this journey I'm on, experiencing new places. And looking at new pieces of sky. Boat...I tell myself looking … Continue reading Sky (Ascent from Madness)
I have been doing a terrible job of keeping up with the prompts for the 5 Minute Free Write challenge this month, but it's ok...I've been doing pretty well with the 5 minute time limit, so, it counts, right? Tonight, another 5 minute flash fiction session (see my first, here)... Ascent from Madness (2) Thank … Continue reading Ascent from Madness (2)