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Depression

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My Experience With Depression

May is mental health awareness month. I was not going to speak on this topic because I did an interview last year and it was a very good interview and, I thought I said all that was needed to be said I was very vulnerable.  I wasn't really feeling like going that deep again but, when God wakes you up in the middle of the night and tells you, it's time to share again, well, here I am again going deep. Depression is a very real thing, you would not believe the number of people who suffer in silence, because of the negative connotation associated with mental illness[...]

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The Other Side Of Christmas

At a time of year when people are singing Christmas Carols, shopping for loved ones, wrapping gifts, listening to Christmas music, drinking hot chocolate or whatever tradition people have for the holidays, there are also, hundreds of people who are depressed. Depression is a serious situation that if goes unnoticed or untreated can result in suicide. This particular holiday season is unfortunately when suicide rates are at an alarming peak. This season is also when people who deal with depression feel the most hopeless. I am, unfortunately  one of those people w[...]

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Happy New Year

The end of last year was challenging to say the least. If you have been following along you know in November I lost two very special people in my life to a tragic car accident. while I was grieving that loss, my husband became very sick and was unable to work for over 30 days. My husband is someone who does not take off work unless it is absolutely necessary, if he has to crawl in he's going, so when he took off without any nagging from me, I knew he was very sick. I was so concerned about his health, it consumed my life. I have been unable to blog, pray regularly[...]

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Which One Will You Choose

I'm in a small Womens Bible Study at my church, about a month ago we talked about complaining and how it affects our lives. It affects us in a very negative way that I couldn't even imagine, I just thought it was natural because everybody complains at one point or another. However, in my study I found out complaining actually offends God. I immediately said to myself, oh no! I've been offending God for years, then the next thing I did was repent. I learned that when we complain about our circumstances we are not trusting in God's ability to do what he said he woul[...]