An Advent Reflection by Michelle

Advent When it comes to mental health and the Holidays, things can get a little tricky.No doubt stress exists in a season and a year such as it’s been in 2020.Make straight the path for Him. As we make room in our hearts for Jesus during this Advent season, I think of how many more […]

Mental Health Tips for the Holidays – A Brief List

Hello dear reader! It’s holiday time again and with Covid in the picture it’s more important than ever to maintain good mental health. In this post I have compiled a brief list of mental health tips you can practice during the holiday season. 1. Plan Ahead It’s easy to say YES to everything and take […]

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 […]

Happy Birthday to My Blog! 10 Things I Learned in My First Year

Hello dear reader! September 1 of this year marked the first birthday of my blog. Thanks to all who read and contribute!! It means more to me than you know. In this piece I would like to share 10 things I learned in my first year of blogging in no particular order. 1. Content creation […]

Behold the Lamb of God! Jesus’s Baptism and what it Means

Editor’s note: This is a previous post touched up and redone. Enjoy! It was by the banks of the Jordan River that John the Baptist proclaimed “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world!” (John 1:29). When John saw his cousin coming toward him, he already knew in his heart […]

Stigma is Awful!

By T. Rea OkerbergMental illnesses, all of them, are difficult. Not just for the person afflicted with the ‘bad brain days,’ but the people who a part of their lives. Personally, I’ve got two: C-PTSD (Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and Bipolar Disorder. Because of these, I’m prescribed two medications that I have to take twice […]

God the Great Healer

Hi all, Zahra Marie here 🙂 Today I want to talk about God as the healer in our lives. I recently learned that I have been very sick all of these years not so much due to hypothyroidism, but to having a liver and kidneys that are chalk full of toxins due to taking 20 […]

Hanging On By a Golden Thread

Hello dear reader! I am back after a brief but painful absence. I want to talk today about one of the most important topics that can be discussed; the two-headed topic of grief and sorrow. Recently my beloved Aunt Kathy passed away and I will not lie…..I was in a dark place for a bit […]

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 […]

The Annunciation and Catholic Mental Health

Editor’s note: this is a reprint from last year, remixed and touched up. Enjoy! “Behold the handmaid of the Lord…” With a few simple words Mary changed the course of her life and the course of human history. But what does it mean to behold something? Webster’s dictionary defines the word “behold” as “to see, […]