Prompt Word: Accept
Prompt Word: Wait
My mental illness may challenge us, major medical issues challenge many relationships. BUT, they NEVER define them. We press on together, as one, even when one needs space and time alone.
Prompt Word: Sense What's ahead?
My identity no longer lingers in the shadows of a victim or mentally ill and broken. What Satan hoped to imprison for life was surrendered and set free years ago by the blood of Jesus Christ.
he Bible spoke love, but I heard shame. I carried the secrets of my past as weights chained around my neck. Some days I was physically ill by the sinful nature I chose.
I no longer embrace change like I used to. A confession I wish I never had to make.
When I close my eyes and see myself as Jesus sees me, I am free. The challenge returns to weight loss and healthy living-physical health and mental health, not negative thinking.
Christians don't always comprehend the road to robust mental health. Our detour isn't always a sign of slipping away, but can be a sign of rising up.
There are days I am short with my words. People struggle with impulses toward lust, food, or money. The Bible warns if we don't practice self-control, we will become slaves to the worldly things that control us.