Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Harbour

Psalm 107:28–30 (NLT): “Lord, help!” they cried in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He calmed the storm to a whisper and stilled the waves. What a blessing was that stillness as he brought them safely into harbor! When I read this in today’s devotions it quickened my mind and a few …

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Feelings Nothing More Than Feelings

Reader’s over the age of 45 might recognize the title of an old song written in 1975… Everyone has feelings… With mental health sometimes the feelings seem be volitile… Or extreme… Borderline personality can be boomerang feelings… (I hate you – don’t leave me!!!) Depression… Feelings of low self-worth… self-hatred… Isolation… Desire to end pain …

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Hurricane or Breezy Battles

Psalm 104:34 (NLT): May all my thoughts be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the Lord. That’s a pretty big and lofty goal but also a goal we should aim for! Thoughts, those crazy thoughts that are always just there beside me… It’s not like A Beautiful Mind and not schizophrenia or psychosis… It’s …

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Mental Health and the Battle with the Evil One

Mental health illness does not disappear like a light switch being turned off anymore than it was clicked on one day. It’s a combination of genetics and environment. Don’t get me wrong – GOD CAN AND HAS AND WILL HEAL PEOPLE 100% of those who deal with mental health issues. So far, I’m not one. …

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The Silence of the Grave

Psalm 94:17–19 (NLT): Unless the Lord had helped me, I would soon have settled in the silence of the grave. I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me. When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. In early 2014 I found myself well… lost… …

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