God, forgive me for when I lack empathy, when I jump to making talking points out of tragedy, when I forget the pain of community and family, when my voice … Continue reading We Wear Casts.
“May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart. “May God bless you with anger at … Continue reading Strength to Fight.
Things I’ve learned not to say in the hospital at the very moment of pain and tragedy: “Everything will be okay.” “You’re so strong!” “Pain is what forces you to … Continue reading 15 Things I’ve Learned Not to Say at the Hospital
Anonymous asked a question: What are your thoughts on mental illness and religion? I’ve seen some Christians state that you can pray mental illness away and once you’re saved you … Continue reading Mental Illness Vs. Religion: 4 Thoughts About the Church Against Depression
I have to tell you about Roland. I met Roland in my third and final year of seminary. For my final year, I went to North Carolina to the main … Continue reading I Could’ve Saved Him, But I Didn’t Know.