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The Dream

I was at a wedding by the gulf. Nobody looked familiar. A freak hurricane rolled in and everyone at the wedding died in the storm. We were floating in this humongous flood. 393 more words

"Faith is a country of darkness"

I frequently turn to Catherine Doherty’s writings when I am struggling.  This is one of my favorites of hers.  May reading it bring you hope. 361 more words


More Than We Can Imagine

Pleeease tell me it gets easier?!

She paused, as though considering how to break it to me, smiled and said,
It doesn’t really get easier. What we do just… 199 more words



What do you do when you feel discouraged? What does being discouraged feel like? For me, I sort of shut down when I am discouraged. I withdraw and try to process internally what I am feeling, which from the outside makes me appear anti-social or unapproachable. 224 more words

Why Should I Keep a Journal?

Numerous reports suggest that parenting children with special needs makes one susceptible to greater levels of depression, anxiety, isolation and discouragement than one parenting a more typical child.   514 more words

Not Worth Comparing

In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth. With those words we are swept from boundless darkness into the glorious illumination of the countenance of God; from the brooding silence of an empty cosmos we are made the audience of the indescribable melody of God’s voice as He spoke Creation into being. 1,029 more words


The Dark Night of the Soul

I thought this blog was excellent….

Whether you’ve been diagnosed as Clinically Depressed, or you simply wrestle from time to time with “normal” depression, you will find this article from… 28 more words