Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Nudged

We have a wonderful, enthusiastic, 100% dog dog – Ivory First day Someone gave her extra eyebrows so she looked like Odie Dressed up and ready to go! She is part Dachshund and Terrier… Her back legs are longer than her front so she’s had some interesting stops… At times she’s know to be just …

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Chicken or Pig

Chicken or pig? Which are you? The moral of asking how willing are you to be in a relationship where mental health exists. At breakfast the pig is the one fully committed but not the chicken… Nearly 30 years ago my dad was in a horrific accident which resulted in him having to relearn almost …

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Church Cliches and Stigma

I was thinking about the cliche statements in churches around Mental Health… And I was focusing on how mental health is not a sin in and of itself… You do not get major depression disorder because you watched a TV show you shouldn’t have or you do not get general anxiety disorder because you spent …

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You don’t understand my mental illness and that’s OK

https://wp.me/p9aCpH-Rs A well written article about people who “understand” but have no personal experience..

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Stand Firm

Hey God, I’m having a good day today and I figured I’d do some devotions and maybe find something “Christian” I can do… I read Matt 28:19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations… So let’s go! What do I need to do before we go? 1 Cor 15:5-8 Therefore, my dear brothers and …

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Remorse Choice

From today’s devotions… Good people receive the same treatment as sinners, and people who make promises to God are treated like people who don’t… God decides… Not us… ___________ Comparing the guilt of Judas and Peter on the last night before Jesus crucified… It’s the same 24 hours and both men show they no longer …

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Eye of the Storm

Mental health shows it’s ugly head many ways: Lack of confidence Lack of self-worth Feeling unlovable Unredeemable ________________ And often it sneaks in…@ Depression is ALL about lies… Hearing only the negative… Being bombarded by so many negative thoughts that any positive can get lost… This is why God has told us we need the …

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Sense-orship or censorship

A friend posted a link discussing: Five ways to protect free speech on campuses, and elsewhere I agree with it… So here are my ramblings on the subject… If you can’t even utter a word because of the risk of being censored, how can any open dialogue take place?  If I cannot speak about my stance …

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O God, I Beg Two Favours

From a devotional: Prov 30:7-8  O God, I beg two favors from you; let me have them before I die.   First, help me never to tell a lie.  Second, give me neither poverty nor riches! Give me just enough to satisfy my needs.  Psalms 23… I shall not want…also comes to mind… A clean slate… A new year… …

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And Then It Wasn’t

Jesus quotes Isaiah: Matt 15:8-9 These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship is a farce, for they teach man-made ideas as commands from God.”Their hearts are far from me” Their hearts are far from me… This was me… The “Sunday Christian” who hadn’t actually attended Church …

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