Tell me the Story

Tell me the story. Tell it to me again and again. Tell it to me time after time, week after week. Tell me the story that I first heard in my youth, the one that gave me happiness and excitement. Tell me the story that I carried in my chest as my heart learned to […]

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Why I Don’t Go To Church

I don’t feel comfortable in church anymore. I have many reasons – excuses really – for not going to church on Sunday mornings. I overslept. The weather is bad for walking in. My anxiety is too high. I’m too depressed. All these reasons, but at their core it’s all the same thing. They are all […]

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About Friendship

This post is part of a friendship syncroblog hosted by Cara at Little Did She Know. I do hope you will click over and read her thoughts about friendships having seasons. I feel like I am a bad friend most of the time, losing touch with people, not remembering birthdays unless Facebook reminds me, flaking […]

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Saving My Kids from Church

I grew up in the hallowed halls of the church. As early as I can remember, I was at church on Sundays hearing the preacher man preach, going to Sunday school, seeing bible studies hosted at our house, going to prayer meetings. I was not a preacher’s kid, but I grew up right alongside a […]

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When it’s Ok to Still Be Healing

Jesus didn’t heal me. I still wrestle with the beast of Bipolar, still have to fight depression and beware of mania. Even with my handfuls of medication, I still have to fight. And sometimes I lose that fight. Sometimes that means I can’t go to work for a week. Sometimes it means I start cutting […]

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