If you had a friend who made these kind of comments to you, you’d probably stop hanging out with them. But you can’t stop hanging out with yourself. Wherever you go, you are always there. But what you can do is change the way you talk to yourself in your mind.… Read More Self-Talk


Self-Acceptance When You Have a Mental Illness

It is so difficult for me to create a safe place within my own soul for me to exist as I am—imperfect and broken…The truth is, everyone has something. The truth is that there is NO normal, it doesn’t exist. No one is perfect and no one’s life is perfect, even when it appears so from the outside.
Just like I always try to hide my mental illness, every other person in the world is trying to hide something about themselves…… Read More Self-Acceptance When You Have a Mental Illness

Serving Those Who Are Suffering

God didn’t send us here solely to suffer and doesn’t expect us to just grin and bear it and not seek to alleviate our own or other people’s sufferings. I think this is the unintended message people may sometimes be getting! …No matter how much we tell people that Jesus loves and will help them, its all pretty meaningless if we don’t do what we can do to help them as well. He wants us to be His hands here on the earth.… Read More Serving Those Who Are Suffering