How much space do you rent out to shame in your mind? Like Full Shame. The shaved head, let’s get crazy shame that infects and inflicts pain on your entire body and anyone around you? Stop renting to shame. Evict that sucker and change the locks. We have understood shame a lot better in recent… Continue reading how not to go Full Shame
My heart is heavy for teens today. I thought my teen years were rough, and they arguably were, but I think that there’s a huge increase in stress and, at the very least, the awareness of it. We are so aware now. We are so aware of the stress life holds for every person. We’ve been… Continue reading 13 reasons why I’m still here
What do you believe? Do you believe that you have immeasurable value and dignity? Do you believe that your life is worth saving? At what cost? Is there a price tag? Do you believe that your value surpasses every medical bill, drug prescription, hospital stay, equipment expense, and human effort combined? Do you believe that… Continue reading why life
Anyone who says that being a Christian is for the weak minded and faith is a crutch clearly has not spent much time really being one. Faith is sometimes the hardest path to tread. Sometimes my brain takes every possible path except faith, and it feels so much easier, even providing relief in so many ways. I spent years running away from Jesus. I spent so much time chasing every happiness this life could possibly scrounge up. Was it fun? Yes. Did I have some good times? Of course. Was it easier to live than it is now? UNdoubtedly. I made it up as I went. What could be easier than that?
which is all of you… this is a blog I had started working on some time last year when the holidays came around and I had a long talk on the phone with a dear friend who was suicidal and hung up on me and I had to freak out for a couple days before… Continue reading this one goes out to the one I love