This is a thought that came to me this evening. As a person who has been flawed, imperfect, of many mistakes and poor choices along the way and finally one day becoming to the knowledge of Christ, I am unashamed of my journey. Struggles and ALL, because there is power in my story when I... Continue Reading →
From my heart to your purpose. A poem… #MentalHealth #YOUmatter
I just wanna hug that person who people shunned away, I just wanna love that person who was abused all day. I just wanna show that person how much I care, I just want them to know I'm here, I'm aware. I just wanna give them acceptance they may have never received, I really want... Continue Reading →
Dear God… #PrayingForChange #MentalHealth
I'm not ashamed.
All about my son Erik.
To those who follow my stories about my children, this is my youngest son Erik. He was born normal and healthy and on time. But some life-altering events with his heart took place when he was just an infant, so it lead to his development being delayed. He is 17 yrs old and a senior... Continue Reading →
Different walks of life but respect the journey. #Faith #God #SpecialNeeds #MentalHealth
People come from so many different walks of life. Every individual has their own story to share. Some of us have similar paths but very different views and outcomes. Each one being born into this world to live out a purpose that has been designed specifically for that person. Others ask me, how do I... Continue Reading →
Accepting the present. #MentalHealth #Grief #acceptance #love #change
In a discussion today, this thought came to me. When our loved ones life has been impacted and altered by mental illness, some of us tend to grieve the loss of the person we once knew them to be. The person before their life was impacted by this illness that came out of no where.... Continue Reading →
From bitter to better. Moving Forward without you. #Truths #Stigma #MentalHealth
If I can be honest. If I'm allowed to express my truths. If I can tell others how it feels to experience those chapters of my life when my youngest son died twice in my arms on two separate occasions, when he was discovered to have significant developmental delays. When my oldest son experienced anxiety,... Continue Reading →
Discovering true happiness.
This is my short thought for this evening. Having what you thought was everything to make you happy, means nothing without being happy because you wish you had less than before. -Erika