Overcoming my demon: fear

There isn’t much I’ve been unwilling to lay bare about myself in the hopes of helping others who may be experiencing similar situations or issues. One such issue I’ve written a good deal about is my lifelong struggle with panic and depression. It’s not a topic I enjoy writing or talking about because of how […]

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The silent depression

Sometimes when you think you’re an expert on a subject, you experience a humbling moment when you realize there’s far more to learn. I’ve fought with severe anxiety and panic attacks since I was a seven-year-old boy.  I thought it was safe to assume that if there was one topic I could be considered a master on […]

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Struggling with Easter

Recently, Easter has become a difficult time for me. Identifying God’s love through the events of Holy Week and Easter is a challenge for me. Finding God’s love and receiving it are things I’m not all that gifted at in general, though I have had small numbers of breakthroughs over the past several years. A […]

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For you, when you have no hope

No empty platitudes.  I’m sick of them. Some cliched affirmations, because they sometimes help. I don’t know what it’s like to be you. I don’t know.  What it’s like.  To be you. I do know what it’s like to be me.  Maybe. I know what it’s like to ask yourself, “What’s the point of going […]

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