I’ve been thinking about this idea of bravery for the past few days. It’s interesting isn’t it, that you can be very, very brave in one minute and in the next minute inhale the deepest breath of fear you’ve ever had. My emotions, regrets, longings for healing, epic battles they are all woven together like […]
I wish you could see yourself the way I do
I wish you could see yourself the way I see you! He was all flummoxed. All concerned. Reasonably so. I’d communicated something-or-other about how I’m-not-good-enough-for-this or don’t-deserve-this OR THAT. I’d weaseled my way out of kind words and decided instead to settle on why it’s okay for someone to treat me poorly because, really, it […]
I Wonder if God Can Do What He Says He can Do
When I read Hollywood Housewife’s recent post, I Don’t Believe in God I pridefully thought, “whew. I’m so glad that isn’t me.” (No hate, shame or judgement toward Laura. I own my judgy-pride issues). That post made me think for a good 3-4 days. I SO appreciated her honesty. I appreciated the idea that we can […]
When You Start a New Anti Depressant
The hubz & I are going through a 12 week marriage seminar. I did not want to go. It was going to be hard work. It was going to require all the communications-of-horror. It was going to give me headaches. It was going to rip my hair out and hang me upside down by my […]
I’m a Christian and I Swear…Occasionally.
Is Depression a 1st world problem?
It took me almost a year to build up the courage to finally share my battle with depression. For many years I lived in POINTLESS shame about it. Eventually, it got worse. I started writing poems about it. I have been exhausted by it. I have wondered if it will ever go away. Last year, […]