Everyone is anxiously waiting on the rare moment to watch one of God’s scientific wonders; the Eclipse! Well, at least pretty much everybody. Let’s be honest. You don’t have to be an astrologist to have a grand appreciation for what is considered a lifetime event. Any one with knowledge of what is going on, from … Continue reading Did You Know Some People Experience An Eclipse Everyday?
We live in a world where it is pretty much considered a norm to be labeled by social stigma. Those affected often tend to internalize these negative and unfair beliefs that others have about them. In my book of memoirs, I talk in depth about how the effects of stigma hinders many people from enjoying … Continue reading Being Resilient in a Stigmatized Environment
You have been looking forward to the weekend and for June to make its arrival. This means that summer is officially around the corner! What do you have planned? I sure do hope that relaxation is intentionally on your agenda. I don't know about you, but this past Memorial Day I did not leave the … Continue reading Relax, Relate and Read
How has your Monday been going? Are you feeling better today than you were yesterday? If so, great! If not, why? Let me take a guess at it. Yesterday, you were feeling a little bit down from either missing someone, being discouraged from one disappoint after another or receiving some not so good news and … Continue reading Ministering to the Mind
May 14, 2017 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, Direction God’s Love Preserved Jonah Devotional Reading: Psalm 116:1-14 ; Highlighted Text – Jonah 2 Key Verse - “But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD” (Jonah 2:9). On this Mother’s … Continue reading God’s Love Preserved Jonah
May 7, 2017 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, The Bible Expository and Illuminator Topic of Lesson: God’s Sustaining Love Devotional Reading: Psalm 139:1-12 Highlighted Text: Jonah 1:7-17 Key Verse: “The sailors were terrified when they heard this, for he had already told them he was running away from the Lord “Oh, why did you do … Continue reading God’s Sustaining Love
Happy Saturday! I declare this will be a great day for you. Now it is up to you to receive it and walk in it! Today, my book of memoirs about my battle with depression is available for free through Amazon Kindle. I encourage you to take the time to download it. Why? Encouragement. You … Continue reading My Memoirs About Chronic Depression
It's Friday... So I'm going to endeavor to restrain from making this a deep or long post. BUT, something is on my mind. As a faith-based mental health advocate, I daily encourage everyone, especially the church to join me in my movement of breaking mental health barriers. Now, I have been very transparent about being … Continue reading Don’t Judge Me for Confessing Our Truth
Those who work extensively with people such as clergy, doctors, teachers, police officers and social workers are often at risk of experiencing burnout. You don’t have to work in these professions in order to experience burnout. In fact, you can be retired or assuming the role as primary caregiver for someone and have the symptoms … Continue reading Are You Suffering from Burnout?
We have all experienced sad moments in life. Some were caused by an event or external factor. But what about those that are caused by internal factors? You know the ones that seem unexplainable and indescribable. The ones that have us wrestling with ourselves. God does want us to be happy. He has given us … Continue reading Think Yourself Happy