Let Freedom Ring

Let freedom ring. When I hear that, I think of the song that describes the liberty and freedom we have for the pursuit of happiness in the United States.    I think of the liberty bell.  What does freedom mean? According to Webster's dictionary, freedom is the state of not being imprisoned or enslaved; deliverance; liberty…

Vividly dreaming

I've been holding back on writing this post because of the intensity of the dreams I've been having. But God, has shown me that it is so important to share our dreams because it tells a lot about what our subconscious holds and interprets from our conscious thoughts. I will spare you all the intimate…

Heartbreak to breakthrough

Heartbreak....that is a different type of a love story... Have you had your heartbroken? Shattered into pieces? Feeling like there is no way possible that it can be healed? I'm sure many of us can relate to this, if not once, but several times in this lifetime. Unfortunately, I can relate greatly and have experienced…

Our diagnosis does not equal our identity

A mental illness diagnosis can be devastating, especially in a world filled with stigma. Mental illness. They say crazy. I say gifted.  ______ Mental illness is defined as a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment on daily functioning. There are various diagnoses, for example: ADHD, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder,…

#Re-baptized

"I indeed baptize you with water, but One mightier than I is coming, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to lose. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire." (Luke 3:16). "...and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also--not the removal of dirt from the body, but the pledge of…

F.E.A.R.

It's been awhile...the devil has really been trying to keep me down. Trying to take my voice and the ability to write what the Lord speaks to me. BUT, God's children never stay captive for He is our rescuer!   F.E.A.R.= FALSE EVIDENCE APPEARING REAL!   The feelings of FEAR are so common and REAL.…

Community is Connection

Community is vital to our lives as humans. Humans thrive for social interactions and similar connections. Webster's dictionary defines community as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, beliefs and goals. Fellowship is so important to engage on an interpersonal level with those in similar faith to grow…

Wholly, Holy & Holistic

Yesterday's post was about depression itself, but today I would like to focus on some holistic supplements for depression, anxiety, and insomnia. Please take note, I am not a psychiatrist, I am not a licensed professional and I do not have a doctorate degree, yet! But these are all suggestions and materials gathered from past…

The dark cloud, ‘depression’

Depression. The silent killer. It’s like having a dark, heavy rain cloud above your head at all times. It’s always a storm, an ongoing storm that never stops raining. Sometimes there is thunder. Sometimes there is lightning. Sometimes there is both, but the rainfall never stops. It is painful. More painful than physical pain that…