“I am overwhelmed with the repeating words, resounding in my mind like a trumpeting horn, ‘not my will, but Yours be done.’ I’m increasingly concerned with the people of God, their leaders (not just pastors, but leaders, teachers, praise team members, etc.) especially, not being led by God in the NOW....”
What’s weighing on you? Maybe you’ve lost someone or you’re struggling to hold onto your health. Maybe it’s a fragmented relationship or one you never even got to have. Maybe you’ve experienced something unspeakable or did something that feels unforgivable. Something or someone has left you feeling rejected, guilty, and broken.
I don't want to write about this. I'll be honest. I keep stopping my fingers from typing because, quite frankly, this sucks. I promised God, though, and you that I would be transparent because this world is full of people that don't know what the face of true Christianity is and this world is full of Christians that think every other Christian's life is hunkydory. So, here goes nothing...
If you're asking yourself, "Is therapy really a Godly approach?" Remember that John 14:26 refers to the Holy Spirit as a Counselor. Also, thought the Bible we are told to seek, listen, and receive counsel!
After a lot of confusion, drama, fear, horrible decisions, and finally a complete and total breakdown that left me in the fetal position in my bathtub, at the age of 16, I begged my mother to "please just fix me." She took me to our family doctor of whom we'd known my whole life, who… Continue reading Battle Depression& Anxiety, Don’t Suffer Them
Even if you THINK someone is looking for attention. NEVER ignore someone who is even pretending to consider suicide or self-harm. Your act of not giving them the attention they seek can be the very thing that makes them subsequently feel worthless and as if no one would miss them.