Words You Hear When Your “Illness” Isn’t “Real” Enough

It never ceases to amaze me how little most people understand about mental illness. Depression, for example, is a very real illness, often caused by a very real chemical imbalance, which causes hormonal imbalance and symptoms of fatigue, lethargy, debilitating sadness, thoughts of self harm, and often a desire to end one’s life. Yet, how … More Words You Hear When Your “Illness” Isn’t “Real” Enough


This is going to be short and sweet because I would love for you to click on the link at the bottom and read through the article there. I used to be a firm believer in the so-called biblical teaching of a couple named Michael and Debbie Pearl. I bought their books, read their magazine … More Pearls

Trust Your Gut!

Wow! I can’t believe that January 23rd already marked the first year anniversary of this blog. In some ways it doesn’t seem like it could have possibly only been a year and in other ways it seems like it’s been a lifetime ago. Thank you to those of you who continue to read and share … More Trust Your Gut!

A letter to myself

July turned out to be a somewhat difficult month, a bit of an emotional roller coaster ride. Just when I thought I could get ahead financially, my bank account was hacked, my car decided it needed over a thousand dollars in repairs, my new health insurance ended up costing a lot more than I thought … More A letter to myself