Depression Isolates You

When you suffer depression you become an island surrounded by shark-infested waters.  The sadness and blanket of hopelessness hides you from others and separates you from them. No one wants to be around a downer. No one. Look in a mirror that's you too. So people aren't beating down my door to get ahold of … Continue reading Depression Isolates You

Together We Heal

I see books that espouse it and hear people say it, I have worked to re-frame my childhood to make sexual abuse seem less heinous, thereby removing the word and its connotation. I have even tried to ingest the old saying, "no matter how bad you have it, someone has it worse." Among those that share the same experience … Continue reading Together We Heal

I’m Sorry, I Don’t Have Time

Years ago I attended a small church and had for a long time. I was socially challenged, a loner with aspirations in a congregation of 70 people, four of which were my family. I desired to develop a relationship with the worship leader after having been a part of the team for several years. I put … Continue reading I’m Sorry, I Don’t Have Time