Category: faith


Depression: A pruning process instead of a prison sentence.

Pruning means to trim, by cutting away dead or overgrown branches or stems, especially to increase fruitfulness or growth.We blossom, grow and are more beautiful than we were before, but the process is painful, arduous, and sometimes ugly.

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It’s a win,win.

It was one of the best summers of my life. I met my best friend in that kitchen. We would listen to music, dance and crack 1200 eggs, by 7am. Making grilled cheese for 400 people and fries in the deep fryer was both hysterical and a blast.

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Gratitude Schmatitude

When I started writing all I really wanted was to help others. Everything I’ve been through had to be worth something. My goal was to encourage others, remind them they aren’t alone, and show them that you can live an…

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Have you prayed about it?

How many times as someone responded this way to your either plea for help, guidance or just the desire for some compassion? This line used to drive me insane. I can picture the eye roll I probably thought no one…

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Redemption (Testimony Part III).

The good news is after reaching bottom, the only way out is up. I found a job in Salado at a jewelry store and started fresh. My step-dad was the most amazing support during this. He never judged me, he…

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My Testimony Part II.

My Testimony Part II If you’re reading this and you haven’t read part I, Here’s a link to part I of my testimony. http://bit.ly/2plJCh7    Before you read this remember today’s blog is Part II of III. While it might…

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My Story…..

My response to what happened to me was normal considering the gravity of how much my life had changed, but really I wasn’t processing anything and I managed to stuff it all down and carry on.

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The Why

This can’t be happening again? That’s the question I asked myself a year ago when I was diagnosed with depression for the third time. After an almost complete lifestyle change how am I here again? All these questions, lead me here,…

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