So...Let's begin at a logical starting point.. Earth! Why are we here on this planet? Seriously, through all that you've been taught, pondered, and studied, why are we on this spinning rock? Packaged in a mortal body, we are here living a brief period of time on planet earth. For many, we believe it's the … Continue reading Mortal State University M.S.U.
I would venture to say that those of you who are reading this article are amid a personal challenge. Illness, Loss of Job, COVID 19 Changes and Concerns, or perhaps even the Loss of a Loved One. When events such as these are placed in our path, despair, fear, depression, and uncertainty seem to be … Continue reading “TRUST IN CHRIST” Finding Peace
So the big day has come! You've finally given birth to your baby. It's been 9 exhausting months, filled with anticipation, excitement, worry, and the desire to eat strange things. But all that is over now.. The baby is HERE!! From now on, it will be such a magical life. Right? Everyone is so excited … Continue reading Postpartum Depression
I'm glad that you are here reading this article. I have sat in a chair close to yours with similar feelings. I reach out to you with open arms and invite you to take a moment to consider the following thoughts. Our brain is a very productive gift that we have all been given. One … Continue reading Thinking About Suicide? Here’s A Plan…
I’d like to speak to each of you individually, as if we were sitting down together on your living room couch. We all know that our Heavenly Father gives us opportunities to grow through trials while we are on the Earth. Some of these trials are quite difficult, as they are intended to be. Through … Continue reading The Depths of Despair!
I have to speak from personal experience, that the most difficult part in dealing with mental illness is going through the process of finding the right medication... followed but the right dose. If you are brand-new to exploring treatment, let me be the first to tell you that all Antidepressants are not the same. You … Continue reading Right Medication.. Right Dose..The Correct Tool Is Available!
All of us who have been challenged with the genetic link of depression and anxiety have spent an entire lifetime just learning how to cope. From our early days as a child we were fearful of things that were trivial for others. We were sleepless, and in fear most days of something… an upcoming event… … Continue reading Depression, Anxiety…AND being a Parent?
That’s correct. I meant exactly what I just said… “You can’t pray it away”. And… God would certainly like for you to understand this concept. Let me explain. Does God live?... YES! Does He hear and answer your prayers? ABSOLUTLY!! So why would I make such a statement? Many of us do not fully understand … Continue reading You Can’t Pray It Away!
It was just another routine day for me. Wake up early, get ready for work, and begin the hour drive into the office...Just like I have done for the past 11 years. Days before, we had been pounded with several snow storms making the drive difficult. But the snowplows had been diligent with their continued efforts … Continue reading Your Life Can Change in an Instant!
Worn Out Tired Rejected Fear ...Sound familiar? We have all been there. But even though this is a common feeling, when you are in its grasp, it can be a very powerful, destructive emotion to battle with. I'd like to offer my thoughts in dealing with this concept, yet perhaps from a different approach. First … Continue reading “I’ve Had ENOUGH!! I Quit!” Overcoming Discouragement