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From a Mental Hospital Ward

3 “For the enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground; he has made me sit in darkness like those long dead.” Psalm 143:3 Some time ago,  I was hospitalized for my mental illness. (Actually seven times.) And … Continue reading

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Even The Oblivious Can Still Find His Mercy

I have learned over the last few years of having definite “blind-spots” that have shaped my mental illness.  These are things that I can never grasp, and my attempts at grasping on to it are like holding on to mercury.  It simply can … Continue reading

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