Empty, Broken, Here I Stand [Kyrie Eleison]

Quite a few years ago, I journeyed from off the beaten path in Alaska to Cambridge, England. It was there I somehow found myself on the streets talking to myself; alone, disoriented and quite lost. It was June of 2002 and I had just been released from a mental hospital in Alaska, and was under the … Continue reading Empty, Broken, Here I Stand [Kyrie Eleison]

From a Mental Hospital Ward, [Crushed]

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 though each time was bitter, but the Lord carried me.  They would take from me my … Continue reading From a Mental Hospital Ward, [Crushed]

A Downcast Soul

  "Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God." --Psalm 42:11, NIV The things that truly tear me apart, will often start by intensifying my gloom and depression.  I certainly do avow a limited degree of freedom.  But … Continue reading A Downcast Soul