Category Archives: depression

A Tomato And Mental Health

 I was tending to my little garden, a hopeful success this summer (I usually kill anything). As I was working my way down to my tomato plants – I saw it! My first tomato! (and yes I know there are more in the picture). What makes this little tomato so special was a reflection on how 1, …

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Carved on Human Hearts

2 Corinthians 3:3 Clearly, you are a letter from Christ showing the result of our ministry among you. This “letter” is written not with pen and ink, but with the Spirit of the living God. It is carved not on tablets of stone, but on human hearts. (NLT) People who have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) …

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Omission & Stigma

Omission… not saying something when you know you should have… It comes at the moment you realize you need to stand up and respond, even when if weren’t asked, and decide not to. Keeping silent is just as wrong as a person who committed or said or doing something wrong…  This is called an omission …

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Not Always or Every & God Sees

BPD people want to be needed. How I dealt with this.

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Buster Keaton, Brother Lawrence & Popcorn

January 9. 2017 Sometimes it seems like nothing goes wrong and I have a perfect day… key work SOMETIMES – usually scant and far a few (where did that saying from come – far a few?) I’m usually good at seeing the bigger things in life – the trees in the forest – and mostly …

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A Little of This, A Hard “That” & Stallions

God has been confirming where my ministry is… it is to women with mental health issues just like me. And that I will be in the trenches with them… for now at least, the physical healing has not been granted. I still deal with fatigue and down days. I have my network of accountability partners …

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Year 3

Three years ago today, January 3, 2014, was the first day I realized I was in serious trouble. January 3 – I recall answering a simple question out loud and then saying internally “they have no idea I want to kill myself” This wasn’t just dealing with the blues where I took medication for 6 …

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Jan 1st, Hummer & Civic 

January 1st. The day we all make promises and goals and by February 1st…  yah… The holidays of saying happy thoughts are over… people are not in touch… the promise of getting together drifts off… And while fading away is socially acceptable… for people struggling with mental health it can be devastating… their “happy” chemicals …

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God Never Wastes A Hurt

This past weekend I spent time watching videos by Chonda Pierce  – she is the Queen of Clean and rated as the top funny woman… and she is hilarious… she takes everyday life and adds a comedic twist to it. She is also an advocate for mental health issues and is very open about her own …

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Walt Disney – “Life is a harsh sentence…”

How Celebrate Recovery agrees with Walt Disney

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