I was trying to get my daughter ready for church this past Sunday morning, and she was being fairly cooperative. That is, until I tried to put her pants on. She and I both suffer from what I like to call sweet skin. Mosquitoes love us for some reason. And she had a large bite on her heel that she was feverishly scratching. It … Continue reading The More We Scratch, The More We Itch
I’m here to listen. Continue reading World Suicide Prevention Day
It’s been a strange few days. After I wrote a piece about my anxiety story I was reminded of a man in ministry who took his own life recently. I remembered hearing about it, through little blips on my social media feed, but I had not paid much attention to it myself. Yes, it was sad. Yes, it was close. But it was not close enough. Or maybe it was, and I was too busy to notice and now I had written something so close to that core to be almost comedic.
After that, I took to the internet. In looking for an article about the incident, I stumbled upon what google was showing us: there is a problem, even among Pastors. Continue reading “Depression, Suicide, and Our World”
Mental health can be a real drain. As someone who has suffered from depression and currently taking medication for anxiety, it can make every day like walking through thick mud. But understanding depression is the first step of the battle to combat it. Continue reading “What is Depression?”