Mental Health and the Stigma

Mental Health and the Stigma attached is something that haunts many of us with a mental illness history. I am tired of being stigmatized because I have a mental illness. Society punishes me for “the sins of the father”(NKJ Bible, Exodus 34:6-7). I did not ask to be sexually abused as a child. Read More …

Quotes on Caring – Tuesday at Ten: {Caring} 7/6/16

Tonight, I want to speak about finding your voice. Your voice is what your story stems from whether it is abuse, mental illness, chronic illness, abandonment, loss or grief, or whatever your inner voice tells you. Read More …

Why Is Meditation So Hard? 7/2/16

Why is meditation so hard? Do you have difficulty with “traditional meditation” that asks you to sit still, usually in a cross-legged position with your eyes closed for minutes on end and empty your mind of thoughts? Or you can watch your thoughts float by but not engage them. Of course, we have all heard about the benefits of meditation… Read More …

Surviving Depression 6/27/16

 Surviving Depression  I am chronically depressed and tonight I share about surviving depression. I have a history of mental illness. It began as a child and of sexual abuse from age 4-12. My father was the perpetrator. He has long since passed Read More …

Guinness Dying With Dignity and Me

Guinness Dying With Dignity and Me is what I have titled this blog post because I have learned in the last couple of weeks that Guinness has Cancer. It is under his skin in the form of lumps and spreading and growing. The vet offered surgery but didn’t guarantee that more lumps would not occur. Read More …

Sharing My Today – #Weekend Coffee Share 6/12/16

If we were having coffee (or diet coke which is my mainstay this time at night), I would tell you what a wonderful day and week it has been for me. First, I have found a local church that I have been listening to on my computer for several weeks now. It is named Oasis Church and it is about 6 miles from my home. They have a TV ministry Read More …