If you love Jesus but live in anxiety, depression, or another mental illness—you are not alone. I share my story in hopes of offering you hope, solidarity and resources for your story.
#1 Through the Storm
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.
#42 Courage to HOPE
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.
#41 Learning to depend
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.
#40 Reframing Medication: What Could Go Right?
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.
#39 The hope of Advent and my need for the Savior.
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 …
#38 Practicing Gratitude in the Messy Middle
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.
#37 JUMPING IN AFRAID
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?? …
#36 REFRAMING OUR FREEDOM
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 …