This morning I wrote a blog about my experience of dissociation. As a result I've gained some further insight, which I'd like to share with you. Firstly, I thought I'd clarify that although on paper it reads to be similar to 'day dreaming' or where ones mind wanders, it's almost completely different to that. I'll… Continue reading Dissociation Part 2
'Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as He is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. We love Him… Continue reading 1 John 4 – Part 4
This morning, I read Bible Gateway's Word for the Day with the intention of writing about whatever verses were used. I'm now wishing I hadn't! Today's Scripture is, “Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Put away the evil of your doings from before My eyes. Cease to do evil, Learn to do good; Seek justice, Rebuke the oppressor; Defend the fatherless, Plead for the widow."… Continue reading I don’t know how to write about that!
29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. 30 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favour with God. 31 You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. 32 He will… Continue reading Day 2: Fear
It might seem an odd phrase, dabbling with doubt, but it came to me whilst driving yesterday. I had observed, through inner reflection, that I started to dabble with doubt at a young age. Doubt quickly lead to fear and anxiety. These three became habitual and all consuming. As a parent I have observed my… Continue reading Dabbling with Doubt
The Lord confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only he will release my feet from the snare. (Psalm 25:14-15 NIV) Yesterday, falling headfirst into a snare looked inevitable. By now I've come to identify the patterns associated with my mental health disorders. I… Continue reading Singing
Sometimes it takes a lot before I really hear a message. This week it has taken at least three times, although I’m only going to share the specifics of two of those times. Ten days ago I did something wrong, very wrong. Since then I’ve been punishing myself and struggling with intense guilt and shame. My… Continue reading Redemption