Tis the day before Thanksgiving and all through the house the smell of hair dye is fuming, and it could probably kill a mouse.
One word in the Bible repeatedly shouts at me, and the repetitive reminder requires us to both be active and to stop and listen, all in one word: perseverance- doing something despite difficulty and delay in achieving success.
We are simply here. In a confusing and quiet place. We both accept the reality, we both choose to get through it, together.
What makes a person unable to experience the peace in being silent with oneself?
When addiction grips Loved ones, with force I cannot contend. I lift a praise to my Savior, my Redeemer, my friend.
The topic of mental health is a difficult one, especially in the Christian community. I strongly believe Christians fully accept mental health as an essential dialogue within the church. They have lovingly wanted to embrace the difficulties of such topics as depression, suicide, bipolar, anxiety, and the many other ailments under the umbrella of mental health illnesses.
There is a difference in being uncomfortable with a message God uses to speak to your heart, and a message that never reaches your heart because the language is to uncomfortable.
Please remember October 10th is #WorldMentalHealthDay
With each breath I’m taking in. Anchored by invisible weights Chains rattle, and tears fall. The crowd has gathered, I see each face.. But see nothing here at all.
I do this now in hopes that addiction will lose, and the warrior in my daughter will rise and begin to fight back.