Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

The shelves at the store have been a little bare these days. The toilet paper aisle is decimated. Shopping for flour, mac and cheese, rice, and fresh meat feels like a scavenger hunt. Hand sanitizer has become liquid gold. For many, lost jobs and paychecks make hunger...
Growing Through Prayer – For Your Un-happy Holidays

Growing Through Prayer – For Your Un-happy Holidays

Lord, music on the radio insists “it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Children believe they’d “better not pout, better not cry” or they’ll find coal in their stockings. Yet for many, this festive season can rub salt into the painful wounds of life. During the...
Depression: Where Pain Met Love in Our Marriage

Depression: Where Pain Met Love in Our Marriage

In the middle of the night, I lay crying out and gasping for breath in the worst panic attack I’d ever known. My husband, Rob, turned to me and quietly said, “It’s time for you to get some help.” Those words were a rope thrown into my pit of depression to begin...