The Stigma of Mental Illness, (we found dog poop in the living room!)

Robin Williams’ recent suicide has risen the awareness of many people. Over 70% who commit suicide are mentally ill. One out of five Americans will experience a mental disorder during their lifetime.  But, people can get better.  With proper treatment, most people with a mental illness recover quickly, and the majority do not need hospitalContinue reading “The Stigma of Mental Illness, (we found dog poop in the living room!)”

Our Great Physician

I wrote this poem the other day for ‘Thankful Thursday’ on my own blog. Knowing that many who visit Broken Believers struggle with illness and pain, I thought this would be good to share here as well. There are plenty of cracked clay pots around this place, and God is in the business of usingContinue reading “Our Great Physician”

A Message from the Playground

“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13, NIV I was thinking about this today, remembering the playground as a child.  I absolutely understood “the merry-go-round.”  I believed deep-down that it had been invented for just me.  It fit me, very well.  I like pushing around and around, and when it startedContinue reading “A Message from the Playground”