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Disappointed? Often! Discouraged? Sometimes! Defeated? Never!

Scott Peck’s famous book, The Road Less Traveled, opens with the words:’Life is difficult.’ He says we’ll never get on top of life until we accept this fundamental truth, but when we do accept it, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters, because when we actually confront that fact we grow mentally and spiritually. 74 more words


Bipolar: Possessed by Demons?

I’ve sat around on disability for years now. I raised my kids working very little because of my mental health issues. My behavior let’s just say wasn’t conducive to working with other people. 746 more words


Plucking weeds and planting flowers

Abraham Lincoln once said: ‘Die when I may, I want it said of me that I plucked a weed and planted a flower wherever I thought a flower would grow.’ Someone said that the whole process of evolution in this world is to produce useful things, and that what is useful will go on from strength to strength, while what is useless will be eliminated. 88 more words

Meaning In Life

The factors which contribute most to emotional stability

Duke University’s landmark study on peace of mind found that the factors which contribute most to emotional stability are: the absence of resentment, not living in the past, not wasting energy fighting things you cannot change, cooperating with life instead of trying to run away from it, refusing to indulge in self-pity, and accepting the fact that nobody gets through life without some misfortune. 67 more words


Making A Difference

Catching up is hard to do or maybe I’m just not good at it. I always seem to add more to my plate each day. I was just thinking that I could be satisfied with what I’ve already accomplished today, but then I was compelled by some unknown force to come to my blog page and write. 214 more words

About Life In General

30 and Still Out of Control

This morning I began to reflect on just how much Jesus’ love has transformed me since I started following Him eight years ago. And as my heart filled with worship, I really couldn’t help but sing and dance in my room this Easter morning, a stark contrast to the days I spent in my bedroom steeped in depression and darkness. 1,199 more words

Decide to surrender

The spiritual renewal at the heart of Lent is not about learning to follow the rules of the Christian or any other religion. It’s about finding a way to experience being fully alive and fully human.1 It’s a way to discover what it means to be alive and to experience what Jesus said he came to offer: abundant life, life in all its fullness, “more and better life than ever dreamed of” (John 10:10… 1,116 more words