Depression and Other Issues

Counter Intuitive Progress

So often in my life, I follow what looks like the best course of self-improvement: identify my weaknesses and root them out. It makes sense, right? After all, that’s what […]

De-Stressing Counterintuitively

Over the past couple of months, I’ve had to wrestle with the realization that stress may cause me to lose running — one of my favorite ways to de-stress! The […]

Fixing and Helping

I’ve talked about some of my struggles as I’ve journeyed toward freedom from codependency. It’s been a long and interesting battle, to put it mildly. I am thankful that I’ve […]

The Titanic and Darkness

I have been down on myself a lot lately, because I have been feeling like I am weighed down with the problems of the world, and yet I have a lot […]

Being a Keeper

Bishop Robert L. Simpson said: “The world today tells you to leave your friend alone. He has the right to come and go as he pleases. The world tells you […]

Finding my "Gratitude Attitude"

This past Thursday, Americans celebrated their Thanksgiving holiday. As an American, I do tend to chuckle at our whitewashed version of history, but I completely support and love the fact […]

Small and Simple Mercies

The things which caused me to nearly skip church Sunday were little things that shouldn’t have bothered me the way that they did. In the end, however, three separate events […]