The Bible: A Story of Mental Illness

First, A Caveat about the Bible There are very few times in one’s life that are as dark as the place of mental illness. Whether it be depression, anxiety, obsessive…

Baggage Snagging and Fixing It. 

Taking other people’s baggage and making it my own, then trying to fix them is a complete and utter train wreck, waiting to happen. For me, for them, and for…

Shifting the Shame and Why I gave up on Preaching.

Where Shame is, there is also fear. – John Milton Shifting the Shame I was at a meeting recently when someone said, “I have had to learn to shift the…

My Night of Insanity

The disease of addiction dictates that I will lose all the things that I love in time and the “rule of threes” dictates a grim long term prognosis (jail, institution,…

Unlovable.

“Love; it will not betray you, dismay or enslave you. It will set you free.” -Mumford and Sons   All the things that she’d suspected I’d expected her to fear…