“This is why I weep and my eyes overflow with tears. No one is near to comfort me, no one to restore my spirit” (Lamentations 1:16, NIV). Have you ever experienced a storm that shattered your life in away that you had never experienced before? Things were so broken and chaotic that you could not … Continue reading Castaway After a Storm
Have you ever experienced a night so agonizing that it felt as though extra hours had been added to it? You know one of those nights that you are ready to be over and done with but the hands on the clock seemed to have been stuck? Well, not only have I had them, but … Continue reading You Just Survived a Dark Night!
Did you know we are held captive by our own thoughts? Did you know that we allow external noise to hold us hostage? Both situations can be either positive or negative. David confessed to God that “My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught at the voice of the enemy,” (Psalm 55:2b-3a, NIV). Our thoughts … Continue reading What Voice is Speaking to You?
It’s a new day; week, month and season! Sometimes when you step into the new it requires something old to be left behind or to fall back. This can include internal and external factors. Let’s focus on an inner conflict; specifically, fears. Fears can hold us hostage mentally and block us from desired achievements, as … Continue reading What Fears Are Holding You Back?
Can you believe that today is the first full week of Fall? This signifies a change in seasons, but it also serves as mental and spiritual notations for us to evaluate our goals; our personal, family and business or career plans. Having a visual and concrete plan for your goals has already been established as … Continue reading What Needs to Fall Off in Your Life?
Since it's the weekend, I thought I would lightened things up a bit. Well...kinda sorta of. Any time you talk about marriage and mental health it can lead to an intense discussion. Don't worry...this quick post isn't that deep! But you might be wondering what marriage has to do with maintaining your mental health and … Continue reading Marrying Boaz Can Help Your Mental Health
Living with a mood disorder can be quite challenging. It doesn’t mean that you can not live and enjoy your life. It does mean that you must be honest with yourself about your true emotions. Before anyone else can attempt to comprehend the barriers you face ‘being you’, you have to embrace who you are … Continue reading Why You Need a Good Support System
Grief is a process that the bereaved must go through whenever a loved one has passed. And although no life is a greater loss than another, the manner that one dies can have a major impact on how family and friends deal with death. People tend to handle death better if it was expected. But … Continue reading Things You Never Say to Those Grieving a Death by Suicide
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
As storms, hurricanes and fires travel throughout the nation, many families have found themselves in the midst of devastating circumstances. It is during the aftermath of these natural disasters when victims will be able to assess the depth of the damage. Then they will be able to start rebuilding their lives. The process of rebuilding … Continue reading Rebuilding in the Midst of Devastation