Having faith in Jesus does not disqualify us from the difficulties of life. In this post, I share my story of being diagnosed with anxiety and depression in hopes to remove the stigma around faith and mental health and bring hope and solidarity to those who are living through this storm.
Jane Marczewski captured the hearts of millions in her epic AGT audition. She emanated the unmistakable truth that hope can be held in the midst of the most tragic circumstances. I’ve written about how her life and death have reminded me to fix my eyes on Jesus, no matter how big the mountain is in front of me. I pray you find courage to hope, too.
When you reach a point of life where become physically or mentally dependent on others, it can be very hard to embrace. But there is beauty and love in this season. We learn that from Jesus as He invites us to abide in His love.
Battling mental illness is hard enough. When we add the stigmas and confusion around it, it can be debilitating. When considering if medication is the right option, we often will get more anxiety and think of all the things that could go wrong. This post will help us consider what could go right.
It’s December and the hope of Advent is in the air. The reality of my need for the Savior is also cruelly apparent. Example: Do you attempt to decorate the house with your kids? Every …
Thankfulness is a hardfought choice. We are most inclined to behold our blessings after we’ve brawled with pain and loss. Our tears are often the cleansing agent that clarifies our perspective, helping us see the bigger picture, the grander work at hand.
Have you ever put your big girl panties on, stepped up to the plate to do something that totally terrified you but then froze in panic when it came time to actually DO the thing?? …
Can I be honest with you? Sometimes, in my day-to-day life I feel stuck. I feel like a captive. I feel like I just want to get in my car, start driving and not look …
Need some hope, help and resources to stay emotionally, physically, and mentally healthy during this strange season?
Then read on, friend!
It is a particularly strange time to be alive, and our need for wisdom beyond what we face on a regular basis grows each day.
When it rains, it pours,” they say. And that is true for the hard times in our lives. But isn’t that also true of the wisdom, discernment, instruction and love of our Father God? I’m puttin’ my money on yes! Otherwise, how do we balance joy and pain? How do we face the ups and down of this messy, marvelous life?
Read on for hope + solidarity.