Category Archives: Extrovert

Mental Health with Prudence

When I am in the middle of a mental health battle everything can and usually does seem wrong – bad – against me – nothing is going right and “NEVER” will again… and we all know that this is bunk when we are at the other side of the battle…  The battles are dark and potentially …

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GodTube

I decided to sit and read a book by one of my favorite authors, Grace Livingston Hill, so I put YouTube on with a song list on and settled in… Music – check! Book – check! Snack and something to drink – check check!! Dog tucked in under blanket and snuggled in – check Ready to …

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I Have Become…

God never wasted a hurt – a common saying… we all have issues – some are just more prevalent than others – with mental illness it is both out there but also so well hidden… Paul the Apostle wrote : 1 Corinthians 9:22-23 NLT  I have become all things to all people so that by …

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The Faith of a Child

Jesus said we need to have the faith of a child… Matt 19:14  Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Mark 10:15 Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child …

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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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God and Paul are Punny

God definitely has a sense of humor… How else can you explain the duck-billed platypus? In Philemon Paul talks about Onesimus who needs to be accepted after he had fallen out of grace… Philemon is challenged by Paul to set an example both as a man and brother in Christ…  And then Paul lightens the atmosphere he …

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I Don’t Want to Adult

Today marks 2 years since my last admission ended… Major medication changes… It took many months to get to the right combo but it was well on its way… I had to trust my psych that he knew what he was doing…  With God it’s the same thing… I have to trust Him… Picture a …

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Nudges

My sweet pooch, Ivory, would love to play outside all day except on really raining days… Unfortunately for her she needs to be with someone to watch her and my life gets in her way… But when it’s time to do what must be “done” she gives me a nudges with her nose and until …

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Love and Like and Billy Graham

There have been days where I have loved some people but not liked them… my love doesn’t shrink… As I watch from a distance my heart sorrows for them… From today’s devotions: “Loving God and living fully for Him are not necessarily synonymous…” I’m human… imperfect… I still have a piece of that fruit stuck …

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If Only

I’m currently doing the 12-step program Celebrate Recovery offers. It’s actually my third time. Every time I do there’s always something more that God can work on with me. We’re dealing with the lesson on POWERLESS – an acrostic on how we really need to depend on God and for God’s help with the issue… …

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