The Fighting Caregiver

  0If you know someone who has bipolar disorder, it affects you too. The first and most important thing you can do is help him or her get the right diagnosis and treatment. You may need to make the appointment and go with him or her to see the doctor. Encourageyour loved one to stayContinue reading “The Fighting Caregiver”

Listening to the Disturbed

There is a tremendous need to listen to those suffering with mental illness. Listening takes patience. I believe it is a rule written somewhere, that self-centered people are simply not prepared to reach hurting people.  You might say they don’t have the capability to become a good listener. One thing is certain,  listening will change you.  The more you doContinue reading “Listening to the Disturbed”

Hear The Rod

“The LORD’s voice crieth unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.”   Micah 6:9, KJV “The voice of the Lord calls to the city, and the wise person honors him.  So pay attention to the rod of punishment; pay attention toContinue reading “Hear The Rod”

Ears That Hear

It intrigues me as I think of how much we need each other. For most of my life, it seems the opposite was true. I thought I needed my independence, to be entirely self-reliant and to be bolder and more assertive. But much of my struggle, through health and mental crisis’, through the death ofContinue reading “Ears That Hear”