Wandering Thoughts – A Poem By Hannah Halliday

Oh how my thoughts do race Must put on a happy face In this world you can’t be blue It’s not what they expect from you But is the person that you see Just who I am told to be Must act like everything is right Though my mind wants to fight A brain filled […]

Changing Jobs During Covid?

Hello dear reader! Recently I changed jobs during the Covid epicemic and I wanted to share this experience with you. I had reached a dead end with my previous job. Morale was low, all I did was go home and sleep, weekends were devoid of joy……I’m sure most of you have been there at some […]

A Bit of the Ole Music Therapy For Mental Illness Volume 2 – Sgt. Pepper

Hello Dear Reader! If you are anything like me, the last 2 weeks have done little to inspire you. Between Covid-19 and the murder of George Floyd, it’s all been enough to make you question the meaning of it all. The United States is literally burning. Now more than ever we need Mother Mary and […]

Don’t Let Your Illness Take Away What You Love!

Sometimes, things happen that don’t make a lick of sense. Sometimes, when we’re walking down the road, minding our own business, we end up in weird places without realising it and it can cause a lot of damage. This happened to me quite recently. Sunday morning, right before I went to bed, the mental hellhounds […]

A Bit of the Old Music Therapy for Mental Illness

A reflection from Brian on a number of things Hi dear reader! Hope you are doing well in the midst of this pandemic. I for one am doing my best to keep a well-balanced routine and seeing daily mass online. I am also keeping my mental health symptoms at bay using therapy, both my professional […]

The Paradox of Presence: How Christ Draws Near Me In Mental Illness

A guest blog by Sophia Swinford Every day, G-d seems to fall further away from me. Or maybe I am the one falling. My mind reaches and grasps but the light turns to darkness beneath my palms. So I turn my hands over, palms up. The light tickles my fingertips, and I fight against the […]

#FaithJourney

Hi all! I recently sat down with William Hemsworth of The Pursuit of Holiness podcast to discuss mental health issues, how to support others, and my personal faith journey. Please check it out below. Thanks William! https://breadboxmedia.podbean.com/mobile/e/the-behold-project-with-brian-caley-1584447644/#.XnE76RSyrPg.facebook

What is Healing From Mental Illness?

What do you want me to do for you? – Mark 10:46 The question of “what is healing” is a question that I struggled with for a long time as a believer in Christ. My faith has taken me from depressive, suicidal lows to a point where I can blog about my experiences. However, healing […]

Indiana Jones and the Quest for Better Faith

A reflection on my faith journey I was watching Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade the other night and I couldn’t help but notice that the paralells in my personal quest for better faith are uncanny. In this blog entry I hope to show these paralells and how they may apply to your faith life. […]