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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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Mental Hospital Blues

I must tell the truth.  I have been in a hospital for my mental illness. Actually seven times. And each time was bitter, but I learned something.  They would take me of shoelaces, and belts, and fingernail clippers.  Basically, I was stripped of … Continue reading

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