Stigma Sucks

Mental illness doesn’t mean exotic or strange– but it does mean different. It doesn’t make one bizarre, or odd. Coming to faith in Christ really settles this issue for most. While our mental illness is flaring up, yet we are still being changed by the Holy Spirit. We can’t really nullify the work of God. […]

What Are the Treasures of the Church?

An Archbishop was given an ultimatum by the Huns who surrounded his cathedral. “You have 24 hours to bring your wealth to these steps”, the war-leader declared. The next morning the Archbishop came out leading the poor, the blind, the lame, and the lunatics. “Where is your treasure? Why have you brought out these, people?” The Archbishop […]

Limits of Mental Illness

Mental illness is so limited, It cannot cripple love,  It cannot shatter hope. It cannot corrode our faith. It will never destroy peace. It cannot. It will never kill friendship,  It cannot suppress memories.  It cannot invade the soul. It cannot steal eternal life. It cannot conquer eternal life. It cannot conquer your spirit. Amen. […]

A Woman’s Depression [Honesty]

Depression Fits the Hearts of Women Women experience twice the rate of depression as men. Everyone experiences disappointment or sadness in life. When the “down” times last a long time or interfere with your ability to function, you may be suffering from a common medical illness called depression. Major depression affects your mood, mind, body […]

Epileptic Christians Rule

“My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak,     but God remains the strength of my heart;     he is mine forever.” Psalm 73:26, NLT I think it’s time for me to talk openly about this. For several months I have been experiencing absent seizures. These are moments when I just ‘check out’ and stare […]