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Coming Home

Relationship For those that have felt a little lost recently and feel in their heart it's time to return to God's embrace I hope this message will encourage you and perhaps even provide some guidance. Even if you didn't completely leave to go off and do your own thing like the prodigal son, it's important… Continue reading Coming Home

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Don’t Loose Sight

"When all you see is your pain, you loose sight of me." - Papa (God) The Shack Inevitable, but Necessary I learned this really early on in life - Pain is inevitable. At some point during our life we will experience great pain. We can't avoid it; there is no promise of a pain free… Continue reading Don’t Loose Sight

Mental Health: Dysthymia

Dysthymia: A Ray of Light

That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. - Elizabeth Wurtzel A common metaphor often used to reference depression is the lotus flower. The lotus… Continue reading Dysthymia: A Ray of Light

Mental Health: Dysthymia

Dysthymia: The Little Blue Pill

(New) Daily Routine It was a Sunday morning. I woke up a little earlier than usual and just started pacing around the house. I looked at the medicine bottle with the little blue pills inside. "Hmm... let me get ready for church first," I thought. About 30 minutes later - Hair, check. Make-up, check. Purse,… Continue reading Dysthymia: The Little Blue Pill

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Dysthymia: The Intersection Between Faith and Science

It's Not Your Fault "It's not your fault," she said as warm tears streamed down my face. The room was white with a huge window facing west. It was almost noon so the sun was beaming through the window. My body was tight. I kept writhing my hands together because I was so nervous. This… Continue reading Dysthymia: The Intersection Between Faith and Science

Training Season

Training Season: When You Have Access to the Gym, but You Don’t Use It

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle We are entering a new season. I've prayed… Continue reading Training Season: When You Have Access to the Gym, but You Don’t Use It

Open Heart Season

Open Heart Season: Keys to an Open Heart

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” ― Maya Angelou It's been a couple of weeks since my last post, life got in the way, but I thought it would only be appropriate to wrap up "Open Heart Season" to make room for the next season. Throughout the… Continue reading Open Heart Season: Keys to an Open Heart