Whether we are fighting battles in our faith, or Satan on the frontline, the message is clear. The devil prowls. We know creatures who prowl come to destroy and devour.
Bipolar Life- Fight in My Truth
..we isolate ourselves, physically, mentally, and spiritually. We voluntarily walk into his cell, lock the door, and throw the key. We batter ourselves within our mental disorder until it is all we focus on, all we can see.
Bipolar Life- The Journal #68-“Our Hope in Christ Alone”
Wrestling with fear stole my peace; for that, I hold many regrets. Is it possible to fear and still trust? According to this verse, we trust in God and will not fear. One depends on the other.
Bipolar Life- The Journal #57, I’m Trying
Depression is hard, but we keep trying.
Bipolar Journal- The Journal #56, Death is Real
We talk about mental illness and death after suicide, but it seems beneficial to discuss the reality that before there came suicide, there was a mental illness. Just like before there came an overdose; there was an addiction.
Bipolar Life- Thanksgiving and Thankfulness
I dislike holidays for many reasons, and those reasons keep coming, too. But Thanksgiving is a gift. A day of respite from the task of mentally surviving.
Bipolar Life- The Strongest Can Fall
Newsflash to the mentally healthy, mental illness has no cure. This is a lifetime of seasons-a rotation of winter, spring, summer, and fall. Don't confuse mental illness with your seasons' explanation.
Poetry- Breaking Point
And hope ablaze
In a broken daze..
The shell of the former
Emptied of bliss
Lost in danger from
Bipolar Life- The Company We Keep
Satan longs to pull me in. His world of hopelessness calls to me and uses any situation to tear me down. I won't be keeping that company.
Bipolar Life-Living Bipolar
We jump from one side to the other, never knowing where we will land. A mentally ill 'jumper'.