Compassion

Friday thoughts on depression and compassion

You never know when you might struggle the same way your friend is struggling. Years ago someone close to me went through a horrible depression. I remember thinking to myself at the time that I would never allow myself to struggle like that or let depression get that bad. Fast forward years later and I… Continue reading Friday thoughts on depression and compassion

Trauma and Spirituality

Sharing a Podcast: Trauma & Spirituality

This is an excellent, important podcast. What especially resonated with me was the discussion of trauma and church culture. The convo with Hillary begins about 35 minutes in. There is a trigger warning prior to the convo. https://ingloriouspasterds.podbean.com/e/054-trauma-spirituality-w-hillary-mcbride/

pretending

Let’s Pretend

  Let’s pretend we’re not human. Let’s pretend life is easy. Let’s pretend prayer solves everything. Let’s pretend our homes are immaculate and that we don’t shove things in a closet or junk drawer when company comes over. Let’s pretend our wallets are always full and that none of us ever struggle financially. Let’s pretend… Continue reading Let’s Pretend