I think the problem with thinking this way—guilting yourself for imperfections and praying to get better—lies in our definition of "healing," versus what it really looks like. I don't believe, just because you and I haven't woken up "normal" one morning, that Jesus hasn't been there with us and for us the entire time.Read More
"Learn about the hard parts of yourself. Press into the painful moments, lean into the headwind and figure out what it takes for you to be healthy. Not what it takes for anyone else to be healthy, what it takes for you. Do the hard things. If you're uncomfortable, there's a good chance you're growing. Learn how to give & receive love, how to ask for help, how to be a sustainable fire."Read More
But when I talk to people about getting mental health treatment, especially those that really need it, the reason I hear most often (by a long shot) is that they can't afford it. Given the fact that 1 in 5 American adults is struggling with mental health in a given year, it's hard to believe that having less coverage even approaches an acceptable idea.Read More
Here's to new adventures.
Here's to hand tattoos.
Here's to perfect love casting out all fear.
Thoughts on feeling suicidal.Read More
Reflections on Good Friday & finding God in the tension.Read More
I've learned how to work better with ADHD, but the lessons I learned growing up are hard to unlearn.Read More
Thoughts on self-care and allowing ourselves to rest.Read More
Let's push back against overhyped romance, and let's push back against cynicsm.Read More
Reflections on the hardest conversation I've ever had.Read More