The Heaviness of Unfairness and Finding Peace in Commotion

There's been a lot of commotion in the world today. I don't want to look at the news that are filled with violence and confusion. I don't want to hear stories about house prices and gas prices and inflation that make it hard for people to afford basic necessities of life. I don't want to… Continue reading The Heaviness of Unfairness and Finding Peace in Commotion

Elephant on my brain

I hate the fact that I deal with mental health struggles. I want to just be fine. I want my brain to work well every day. And sometimes it does. Sometimes we really get along, and my brain can make decisions and respond appropriately and think clearly and regulate my emotions. But sometimes there is… Continue reading Elephant on my brain

“Who Against Hope Believed in Hope”

There are many times in our life when we have circumstances that we don't understand and are less than ideal. There are so many struggles we might have: mental health, temptation, addiction, or less than ideal family circumstances. Why do we have to deal with those things? Where are the Lord's blessings? Why is his… Continue reading “Who Against Hope Believed in Hope”

Remembering in Hard Times

Lots of my extended family members are going through difficult times. Health problems, marriage problems, life problems. Sometimes I want the problems to go away. Sometimes I selfishly don't want to worry anymore. Sometimes I genuinely care about someone and I want them to have a break from painful experiences. I can only do little… Continue reading Remembering in Hard Times