How to Get Released Out of Your Situation

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

If Only Someone Notices

Last week, one of my students’ right arm was temporarily disabled due to an injury. This caused his dominant hand to be inoperative. I noticed how his peers were eager to assist him with note taking, toting any bags or books and making sure his basic accommodations were met. Because of someone acknowledging that the … Continue reading If Only Someone Notices

Break Mental Health Barriers in the Church

Happy Sunday! Today, I am excited about several things. There was a time when one of these things would have caused me to be not only sad, but depressed. Today, is the birthday of a very special person to me. Find out who and how I am celebrating. I think you just might want to … Continue reading Break Mental Health Barriers in the Church

Authentic Advocacy

“You matter.” “We care.” “I love you.” These are phrases that are frequently used and this month I have seen them even more on social media sites. WHY? National Suicide Prevention Week and Day are recognized in the month of September. I realize everyone is not an active advocate as myself and many others, so … Continue reading Authentic Advocacy