Whoa. Two days until Christmas. For all of you who have yet to have your big celebrations, I hope you are ready and all is going well. We've already had our biggest celebration but one more to go as well as the most special one, the one between my husband and I. This one is … Continue reading How to have peace at your Christmas gathering
How are you doing? I mean “really”.
This can be a really hard time if your are dealing with depression. I can remember a particular Christmas season years ago when I thought I wouldn't get through the season without a complete breakdown. One night I was wrapping gifts for my daughter-in-law and everything just came crashing down. I felt defeated. The elephant … Continue reading How are you doing? I mean “really”.
Don’t you love it when God shows up in unexpected ways?
I love it when God's faithfulness is on full display. I love it when He gives me victory. Here's how he did it this time......READ MORE
When depression collides with a medical illness
I wrote yesterday that I've been having some intestinal problems. Would you believe my doctor's assistant actually called me shortly after I wrote yesterday's post? I rarely answer the house phone but I'm so glad I did. (Yes, we still have a house phone just because it's no cheaper on my cable bill to get … Continue reading When depression collides with a medical illness
Sometimes weekends are hard, aren’t they?
Unstructured time is hard when you're depressed. Many people don't function their best when their day is totally unstructured. I used to dread the weekends. I couldn't wait till it was over because my weekdays followed a routine. and that gave me a feeling of security. I knew what to expect.......