Thy Will Be Done

So I've been struggling with mental health issues for about 20 years. It started when I was a teenager and there were a lot of family issues going on that caused a great turmoil in my heart. And it just kind of grew from there. I've been diagnosed with severe, chronic depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD),... Continue Reading →

The Journey

Oftentimes when you're on a journey You don't know what's up ahead; All you can see is the heartache And the pain you've felt instead. Looking back on the road you've traveled, You see bad and you see good - So many things have happened That you haven't understood. You pray that tomorrow will be better And that... Continue Reading →

A Ray of Sunshine

I had a good day today. Not necessarily because it was Valentine's Day - although my husband did help me make a delicious dinner to celebrate. Not because I didn't struggle with anxiety and depression - although I was able to combat it a little more thoroughly. And not because everything went perfectly - although I'm... Continue Reading →

Coins in a Jar

Forty-four dollars and nineteen cents. That's how much money I received from the machine after putting in all of the coins that my Dad had saved up for me. He loves throwing his change in a jar when he comes home from work, and then giving it to me to cash out and use towards things that I need.... Continue Reading →

When I’m With You

"When I’m with You I feel the real me finally breaking through It’s all because of You Jesus Anytime anywhere any heartache I’m never too much for You to take There’s only love There’s only grace When I’m with You" ~ Citizen Way I'm so glad that I can be myself with God. Yesterday and... Continue Reading →

God’s Got Me

"It's going to be okay. God's got me. He's got it all under control." This is the phrase I repeat to myself when I feel overwhelmed and like I want to give up. It doesn't make my problems go away, but it helps me to get through them. And I realized today that God has... Continue Reading →

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