"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
If I hold on to the belief in better things only when things are going well, that's just happiness. But happiness is an emotion, a fleeting experience that is a reaction to circumstances and surroundings. Joy is a white-knuckled determination, a clinging to Truth when life is tossing us around.Read More