Men suffer too

Please see the video below about a friend dealing with depression. Hear how he opened up about his emotions, thoughts, and cry for help dealing with his mental illness.

Mend each piece one by one

It amazes me sometimes how just one person can destroy one's self-image, self-esteem, self-worth … all with words and/or actions. It makes me question myself ... am I truly worth it? Seriously. Am I really? I am not as strong as people perceive me to be. I have to be pretty vulnerable and transparent to … Continue reading Mend each piece one by one

I can’t do anything with dead flowers

You know the old cliché "give me my flowers while I'm alive"? You normally hear this after someone has passed away unexpectedly. A person may feel like they didn't do enough or say enough when that person was alive. How many of you believe in that saying? I do. However, flowers (in a literal sense) … Continue reading I can’t do anything with dead flowers

When I think things over

Over the years, I've had more nos than yeses. I've had more disappointments than satisfactions. I've had more frienemies than friends. I've had my feelings hurt, been laughed at, been lied on ... well who hasn't? Can anyone name one person who's had a perfect life? I've had some good days. I've had some hills … Continue reading When I think things over

God sits high and looks low

God loves me! I used to question Him when I was much younger. "Why don't you love me?" "Why did You allow those bad things to always happen to me?" "What did I do to make 'people' dislike me so much?" "Why was I even born?" Alot of questions that I could never get the … Continue reading God sits high and looks low

Love is love

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always … Continue reading Love is love

Dark clouds still come

I have completed my 2nd week of school. It was definitely an eye-opening experience. The hustle and bustle of checking each class, each day - several times a day - to make sure I didn't overlook an assignment was stressful. But this is what I signed up for. After two introduction posts, two quizzes, and … Continue reading Dark clouds still come

Why not go back?

I can't believe I am starting college again on Monday. I received my Associates in Criminal Justice back in 2016 when I was 47 years old. And to be quite honest, I'm very content with just that. So why would I go back to college at this stage of my life? There are a few … Continue reading Why not go back?

Happy New Year 2023

We made it! Another year to prosper, get things right and gain hope for a brighter future. So why am I anxious? Looking back at 2022, alot of lives have succumbed to death. Although it's a part of the life cycle, it still hurts. And as I get older, I am looking at life differently. … Continue reading Happy New Year 2023

I had a dream

My sleep pattern has been way off. Because of my depressive state, sometimes I find myself up until the wee hours of the morning. Then when it is time to wake up, I can't. Waking up at 10 or 11 is ridiculous. However, considering what time I do go to sleep, I do get my … Continue reading I had a dream