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faith

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Who Are You?

Allow me to introduce myself to some, and reintroduce to others. I am Cynthia Lombard, child of God, wife, mother, friend, mentor, college graduate, author, blogger, and inspirational speaker. Growing up, I wanted to be an actress, I loved performing in front of people whether it was, spelling words, my grandmother was calling out, or memorizing speeches for the Easter or Christmas program. I love all forms of art, drawing, painting or just admiring a fine piece of art.  I like the beach, I like coffee and tea equally, I love listening to music, and outdoor conce[...]

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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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30 Years and Counting

My husband and I just celebrated 30 years of marriage, which is NOT easy. It was only by the grace of God that we made it this far. When people get married there are vows that we all recite, with no intention of having to keep them, because, if we are honest we believe we will be blissfully happy forever. For example, in sickness and in health, that vow rolls of the tongue as if saying I love you. When I got sick fifteen years ago (which is half the time I've been married by the way)  It rocked the whole family, my children who were very young at the time, and ne[...]