Have you ever felt as though you were stuck in a rut? You know that feeling where you have reached the point of being tired of being tired. You feel drained, stagnated and completely worn out. I believe everyone experiences at least a moment of what I just described. If you are affected by a … Continue reading Life Can Seem Meaningless
Today is a special Monday or me and my family. It commemorates the day that my 15-year-old brother’s life was lost by suicide. Marchello is the reason why I advocate for mental health and especially for suicide prevention. My advocacy includes everyone because mental health affects everyone. However, my two main focus areas are adolescents … Continue reading Mental Health Affects Your Teen
“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 Have you ever run a race or started a vigorous exercise routine before? Do you recall how you had to discipline your body to get your muscles and limbs … Continue reading Exercise Goodness
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
If you were asked right now on the scale of 1-10 with 10 representing extreme depression or sadness, what would your honest response be? Your answer would be contingent on a number of factors. For instance, the kind of day you are having. Whether or not you are in the middle of a crisis. And … Continue reading How to Handle Depression as a Christian
The thing about holidays or celebrations is that they do come to an end. And regardless of how we had to pretend or struggle to get through them, the aftermath places us back into our realities. The reality is that if you were feeling some type of way before this past weekend, the reason did … Continue reading How to Get Released Out of Your Situation
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
As Mother's Day approaches, there are a lot of mixed emotions. This day set aside to recognize and honor mothers can be filled with excitement, resentment and sadness. Do you have a great relationship with your mother? Is your relationship with your mother broken? Are you missing your mother because she is no longer here? … Continue reading Mending Mother Relationships
Have you ever walked into a room that was new territory for you and felt like a large elephant? This is not an unusual feeling. But have you ever felt like an outcast among people you socialize with everyday or at least on a weekly basis? Some sensitive topics have become easier to discuss around … Continue reading Will You Start the Conversation?
Anyone who knows me know that I have a unique craving for cotton candy. Yes, cotton candy! I don’t know exactly why, but I do know that fasting or trying to go cold turkey hasn’t worked. But hey, everything should be done in moderation, right? We know how our bodies more so our minds crave … Continue reading What Are You Craving?