Category Archives: depression

Sometimes You Just Need A Breakthrough

I need a breakthrough. I had a little one recently. I have had to learn to stand up for myself and for my needs. I suffer deeply from a fractured arm. I need a healing. I need an emotional healing. … Continue reading

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No One Knows How Much You Have Suffered

Have you ever felt that no one knew what you felt like? I can say yes. The trials that we go through can either make us bitter or better. Look at those two words. If you take the I out … Continue reading

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Reflections On Turning Fifty

Today is my birthday. It’s just another day. I really hate birthdays. I wasn’t always this way. My best birthday memory was when I was six. It was the first and last time my parents had a kiddie birthday party … Continue reading

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Psalm 55:1-2

Psalm 55:1-2 from The Life Recovery Bible House Publishers, Inc 1998. Listen to my prayer, O God. Do not ignore my cry for help! Please listen and answer me, for I am overwhelmed by my troubles. These two short verses … Continue reading

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I Can Only Imagine

The loss of Robin Williams is a tragic loss for his family and those who admired him. My prayers go out to his family. I admired him for his ability to make people laugh. I can only imagine him being … Continue reading

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Morning Gratitude

This morning I am thankful to have received a single night of a night’s sleep. This has eluded me since sometime in April. My painful journey began in April. Thank God this laptop that I had ordered and received in … Continue reading

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Forgotten Voices

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvbAWiymRv8 This video inspired me to write the blog. He words resonate the importance of talking about issues even when you don’t feel like it. Just reach out to someone and say…..How can I help you? You have a story … Continue reading

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