Holidays

Encouragement for the Holidays

If you could describe your thoughts on the holidays in one sentence, what would you say? Are they hopeful? Painful? Nostalgic? Stressful? Dreamy? Disappointing? November, December, and January have always created a strong cocktail of emotions for me. I both anticipate and dread them. They are both pleasure and pain. I experience the presence of God… Continue reading Encouragement for the Holidays

Depression & Anxiety

The election, the holidays, and a mouthful of praise

I’ll admit: the holiday season can put me on edge. But this year it’s not just the frenzy of festivity that looms large on the horizon. The countdown to this election is a wee bit stressful as well. Can I get a witness? So this past week I’ve been amping up my “peaceful practices.” One of my… Continue reading The election, the holidays, and a mouthful of praise