Forgiveness isn’t just for you

It is recess time and everyone in my fifth-grade class is anxious to get outside and play, including myself. There is laughter around me, of kids having fun, as I’m trying to swing as high as I can. When I finally stop swinging I hear a girl calling my name. I face in the direction … Continue reading Forgiveness isn’t just for you

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This time is the last time

This morning on my way to church  I was thinking about how today is World Suicide Prevention Day; which has an important place in my heart because I have struggled as long as I can remember with depression and suicidal thoughts. Yep, you read that correct, I have not always been the happy-go-lucky person that … Continue reading This time is the last time

The silent victim of mental illness

Opening up about something that hurts you is uncomfortable but choosing how to deal with that is what defines you.