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dealing with grief

Dealing with Grief, that Jerk Narcissist Acquaintance

I’ve been revisiting grief…  that crappy friend that I wish I never had.  You know what I’m talking about.  Dealing with grief is like that one friend you secretly…

Revisiting Grief (A Tribute to My Aunts)

This past week has been a brutal one for my family.  We’ve lost two women, two matriarchs, in a matter of five days.  One is blood family, and…

Hope through Mental Illness

The other day a dear friend showed me the latest book he was reading – My name is Hope: Anxiety, Depression and Life After Melancholy.  When I read…

Sometimes Divorce in a Christian Marriage – or ANY Marriage…

Divorce in a Christian home isn’t something people like to touch on or talk about.  A few people shared a blog post by a Christian author/speaker recently on Facebook…

The Waiting Room

There is nothing more nerve-wracking for me than to sit in a hospital waiting room. Whether it’s awaiting a birth of a child or waiting for a loved…

Be Not Afraid – of the Therapist

I won’t divulge how many times I’ve sought the help of a counselor, therapist or support group in my life. I will completely lose my credibility in those…

Be Careful How You Wrap Yourself

Recently, a chrysalis didn’t quite get the job done. It didn’t shed its final layer of caterpillar skin to abide in its chrysalis. Instead, it is dead as…

Overcoming Generational Curses

Recently I wrote about a severe season of depression that sent me into a very dark place as a pre-teen.  I am blessed by all of the responses…

Brutal Honesty

Bear with me as I expose some very hard, honest truths about myself.  To some, these may expose myself to be weak or very foolish to publish to…