Hate showed up in this space and reminded me quickly that the public writing world is similar to the energy and passion that goes into making my house a home and then leaving the front door wide open for anyone to walk in. A hate comment showed up here several years back. Writing was fun, until I saw it could be responded to with hate.
What to do with the emotional triggers in your life. Here’s to beginning the conversation we all need to have.
It’s true that the body never forgets. Even those memories you just push and push and push and push down, the body just doesn’t forget. This week has given me my own example of watching my body feel what my brain just wants to go away.
(*Warning - this is a tough post on the reality of mental health awareness and a piece of my story connected to it, just to prepare yourself before you read it.)
When our friends are hurting, it's easy for us to say, "God is going before you". It's one thing to say it, and an ENTIRELY different thing to actually believe it.
There is a storm headed our way, but we won't know it's effect until it gets here. While our eyes are fixed outside on what's to come, my heart is aching for the marriages and families whose storm hit last week, check out more of what I mean.
When you've been sleeping in depression for far too long, the alarm clock will keep on buzzing..."It's time to wake up!"
I used to never let them see me cry. Until now. Now, I see something I didn't see before, and it has changed everything.
Every single time a Marriage or Family is positively encouraged or influenced in a healthy direction I am CONVINCED that it will have an impact on the entire community! Can you imagine, families being intentional about how they raise their kids, and marriages that provide an example for the next generation that is closely watching.... Continue Reading →