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An Advent of Hope

It was another one of those difficult mornings. Took me over an hour to wake up Peter and get him out of bed. He spent a long time in the bathroom, and when I went to check on him, I caught him unrolling large amounts of toilet paper again. 1,967 more words

Personal Stories


One of my many curious quirks involves the near-OCD preference of “Holy Spirit” when referring to the one part of the Godhead. I tend to get a bit twitchy whenever I hear someone use the alternate title “Holy Ghost”. 301 more words



It’s getting easier. Even the nights when my meds wear off more and my depression sneaks up. Suicidal thoughts are not as present. They’ve become more of a residue from past events. 277 more words


Got that fire when they thought she'd fade away…some days she feels like cryin' but she's holding on surviving on the love that makes their little house a home

(Fighter–Jamie Grace)

Alternatively titled: I have opinions and one of them is that you probably don’t want to read all the way to the end of this post… 3,777 more words


I'm an Author!

This feels a momentous day – one of those you want to run through the street, whooping and hollering.

So excited that my first book is officially published today, a children’s story “Tuamor the Turtle”. 224 more words


Why I'm Thankful

With Thanksgiving this week, as I returned home and sat around the table with my family, despite flaring recently, I couldn’t help but be thankful for the progress I’ve made… 500 more words


Reducing the Stigma

As the month of November wraps up (and my favourite month of December begins!), I wanted to take some time to share some of the thoughts I’ve had while blogging my experiences for the past 3 & 1/2 months. 888 more words

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