Thankful Thursday – God Carries Our Burdens

I've been overwhelmed recently. Overwhelmed by questions that I don't have answers to and decisions that we need to make as a family. The future seems so unclear and confusing. We ask God for wisdom, but sometimes no direction is forthcoming. And it all gets wrapped up in a big bundle that I feel on…

No Matter What it Takes

Today was a fairly good day. Even though I wasn't able to sleep at all last night, I got out of bed with my Hubby this morning and refrained from going back to bed. I spent some time at Barnes and Noble with a drink and a pastry. I worked on chores around the house.…

Welcome in the Sunshine

Sunshine and fresh air Help to erase the sadness; I walk along the street With my puppy on my heels. The wind and the rays Carry hope for tomorrow - The change in the seasons Has brought change in my heart. I wish that every day Could be a day like this one, A day…

Finding and Keeping Faith in the Depths of Mental Illness (Guest Post)

Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 12:7 that he has a “thorn in his flesh.” The thorn is never identified; however, Paul looks to the Lord to give him strength and comfort to endure and overcome anything the thorn throws at him. Likewise, for those of us who suffer from mental illness, our emotional and mental…