Category: mental health

First Speaking Opportunity

So excited to be a speaker for Corporate Career Mom Online Conference. Turning the Page on Suicide means taking steps to speak life and hope in the midst of despair. Anything is usable in the hands of God. I pray that my testimony encourages mothers…

From the Lions Mouth to Standing Firm in Faith

1 Peter 5: 7-9 Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. 8 Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9Resist him, standing firm in your faith and in the…

Redeemed Refuse

I thought I was refuse . . .

Creating New Memories

What do you do when you have few memories of your loved one?

Love Shaped Sorrow

Your suicide left my soul deep within smothering grief. . .

When Words Don’t Come

Scripture: Exodus 4:15 5“You are to speak to him and put the words in his mouth; and I, even I, will be with your mouth and his mouth, and I will teach you what you are to do… Devotional: Y’all might have noticed that I’ve been rather erratic in my posting. Moses, whom God is addressing…

Keep Hoping Because . . .

Frostbit by fear I keep feeling Dented by doubt I keep driving      Burnt by bitterness                                                       …

Spring in Februrary

Writing/ Photography Prompt: Spring in February Psalm 68:9 You shed abroad a plentiful rain, O God; You confirmed Your inheritance when it was parched. This has been a long depressing winter for many of us. There has been a lot of evil rearing its head,…

Starting Place

i didn’t know this was my starting place until You ended my suffering.   This yanking war of soul and flesh Soothed to peace by Your sacrifice.   I became a fledgling paragraph developing purpose in the womb of just one word   hope

Dressing in Delight: Changing our Outlook on Life

Numbers 6:25 The LORD make His face shine on you, And be gracious to you; 26The LORD lift up His countenance on you, And give you peace.’  Playing dress up was not on my agenda yesterday. I have been battling a cold that is moving in and picking out curtains….

Seeing Through the Pain: Message of Hope

Luke 12:22 Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. 23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. 24 Consider the ravens: They do not…

When Words Fail: Laugh

Proverbs 17:22 A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.  Words have been failing me lately. Literally. I try to respond in conversation and I can’t bring what I want to say to mind, or I’m talking about cooking and “cat” comes out. Imagery and laughter…