Let Him Take All [Love]

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the great and first commandment. 39 And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Matt. 22:37-39 Love is the ultimate response God is looking for from us.  It isContinue reading “Let Him Take All [Love]”

Processing Pain Through Poetry

    by Linda K I wrote this poem a couple of months ago. I wrote it while trying to process the struggle of dealing with one sister who suffers with mental illness (bipolar disorder and bulimia) and other family members who don’t understand. I have experienced seven years of major clinical depression myself, and overContinue reading “Processing Pain Through Poetry”

Ten Tips in Taming Your Depression

1. Do not expect too much from yourself too soon, as this will only accentuate feelings of failure. Avoid setting difficult goals or taking on ambitious new responsibilities until you’ve solidly begun a structured treatment process. 2. Break large tasks into small ones, set some priorities, and do what can be done, as it canContinue reading “Ten Tips in Taming Your Depression”

Recalibrate Our Senses

“Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. “ Matt. 3:8, NIV Do the things that show you really have changed your hearts and lives. When we evaluate change, the Biblical definition is crisp and solid.  It has everything understood in results (or fruit) and less to with my posturing.  Just simple words or emotions aren’t enough whenContinue reading “Recalibrate Our Senses”