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Thursday, July 20, 2017.  It has been raining here for hours, a deeply soaking New Mexico monsoon rain.  I am living just south of the first designated national wilderness.  1,017 more words

Trauma And Its Consequences

Tell Me Where It Hurts

Time flies between suicides.

Or at least that’s how it feels these days.

When I heard today that Chester Bennington had ended his life, I immediately thought of… 1,248 more words


Intro to Poetry, Day 5: Imperfect

Reflecting back on my life
I think about times of strife:
Was I always this sad?
It can’t all have been bad.
Then again, maybe I should hide my sharp knife. 77 more words



There are certain things that I try to avoid as much as possible, such as getting gas in the car.  I don’t avoid it because I find it inconvenient, or because I don’t have time.   304 more words


Survival Manual

Please welcome first-time contributor Fili Olsefski, a woman born in Poland who currently resides in Athens, Greece. Fili has experienced depression and mental health challenges through friends and herself, which she describes as holding on from cliffs and from haunted people, and being thrown into mud and wire. 145 more words


Father, Why Do I Feel This Way?

I wrote this in my journal one day over four years ago….
“Lord, I have felt such anxiety, such depression. I knew you were there but I couldn’t touch you. 504 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

Prayer to God as Provider of Blessings

From my daily devotional by Ann Spangler (Praying the Names of God Week Five, Day One), personalized:

Yahweh Yireh, the Lord who provides for me, thank you for all your blessings–for forgiveness and faith, purpose and hope, food and shelter, family and friends, strength and wisdom, rest and work, laughter and light. 293 more words