Now before you continue reading, this post is not about you committing yourself into an institution. That is unless you think you need too... But do you recall what was the first thing on your mind when you awaken this morning? What about the first thing you did or said? I have heard several successful … Continue reading Are You Ready to Commit Your Mind?
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day that recognizes survivors of suicide and those affected by suicide. Today is also a typical Sunday where many faith believers will be filling up churches to fellowship with others, worship God and receive spiritual food. But there will be thousands among congregants who are in desperate need of something … Continue reading Keep Your Faith While Saving Your Mind
It is no secret that the church or faith-based community encounters major barriers when it comes to dealing with the issue of mental health. As an advocate, I know how vital it is for those affected by a mental disorder to have unrestricted access to their support system. As a minister, I am aware of … Continue reading 3 Things Hindering the Church from Helping Hurting People
Have you ever experienced so much during one season that it left you just about speechless? You tried to explain your emotions to a confidant and the words would not fall into place. Then you eventually reach a reality that concluded that you yourself could not understand your haughty emotions. When you are experiencing a … Continue reading Trust God to Rescue You from Your Torment!
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
About last night... Wednesdays nights have become more than the traditional Bible study event for Christians and ‘church folks’. The drama of broadcast entertainment has many of us debating about what to watch live and on demand. Why is it that faithful believers are addicted to watching so much drama? Probably because it’s in our … Continue reading The Church Can Learn from a Greenleaf
Have you ever felt like you were experiencing the eve of your breaking point? You know that moment in life when it seems that your day has reached midnight and it doesn’t feel as though you will ever see the light again. In this moment, you could be experiencing one of the most difficult life … Continue reading There’s a Blessing in Your Darkest Hour
Do you remember when your world, your life seemed so carefree? Yeah, if you are thinking the same as me, your mind just took you all the way back to childhood. Children should not have any worries. Now, of course, they are going to have their child size problems, but no child should have adult … Continue reading Chastity Defiled
Happy Thursday! I hope you all have been having a great year and definitely a great week. As for me, honestly, I have been feeling a bit stagnate. You know how we set our yearly goals and have grand expectations? You might be thinking, it is only the beginning of the second month. This is … Continue reading Memoirs about Mental Health
What do you do when there is no time to cry? What do you do when there is no time to mourn? What do you do when you find yourself reaching for reserved energy and a point where you are fighting to breathe? Do you allow yourself to collapse and embrace rock bottom? OR…. Do … Continue reading The Cry of Loved Ones