I have tried to stick to being this person that I’ve believed that other people want me to be. I have gone through many different phases – the “emo” phase, the “wear all the nerdy t-shirts and nerd out” phase, the “wanna be hipster but I live in a small town in Canada and there’s […]Read more "Persona"
Hi everyone! This past week, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to share with my church’s youth group about mental illness. I took the outline and decided to make it into a blog post! If you have any questions or concerns, please just let me know. DISCLAIMER: all of this is based on […]Read more "Mental Illness and Faith"
Like most people in this world, I am used to comparing myself to those around me. I don’t think that this idea of comparing ourselves is a new concept, I believe it’s been around as long as pride and jealousy and insecurity has been (which is as long as Adam and Eve, hence the fall […]Read more "Comparison"
Since November, I could feel myself slipping. I knew it was coming, this fall happens every year. I was hoping that maybe due to areas of my life going unusually well (new relationships, job I enjoy, friendships to love), it just wouldn’t come. So instead of preparing for it, I just slowly fell into it. […]Read more "Psalm 143"
Well, hello there! In my last blog post (check it out here if you haven’t already!) I mentioned that one of the reasons that I wanted to write a blog post was to show that I was only alive and breathing because of Jesus’ love and grace. I feel like mental illness is poorly represented […]Read more "Mental Health and 2 Corinthians"
It seems like everywhere on social media and off, there are these motivational posters and signs saying “You are enough”. I understand that they are trying to help those with low self-esteem and the like to know that they are worth it and that no matter what anyone else says, they are worthy of love […]Read more "I am not enough"
One of the things I love about living in the midwest are the huge storms. The lightning, hail, torrential downpour, and deafening thunder are my favourite things. We had one of our first big storms of the year tonight and I left Bible study to go out in it. I danced in the rain while […]Read more "Storms"