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Posts from the “Depression” Category

For you shall go out in JOY and be led forth in PEACE…

Posted on January 15, 2015

I have been completely fascinated with Starlings this fall. They have been all over our neighborhood and many times flock to our yard and cover every tree branch in our little backyard forest …Wikipedia describes them as such: “Starlings have strong feet, their flight is strong and direct, and they are very gregarious.”— I love that description because it comes across as something I can aspire to. And yet, another website describes their wonder more as a nuisance: Starlings are considered pests because they nest in places you do not want them….Starlings will nest in almost anything that resembles a cavity, such as a hole in a building or sign, a bird house, a hollow in a tree or a crack in rocks. You will…

Talitha Cumi (Rise, Little Girl)

Posted on March 23, 2012

“Depression, I hate you; you make me look bad, you make me feel bad; you have people asking me if I’m okay and I hate that others worry. You make me raw; vulnerable.” Restless; the over-exercising and over-extending of myself. Not remembering the last time I comfortably sat and read a book or watched TV without feeling guilty for not being efficient with my time. Months of sleeping too much followed by a month of not sleeping well; grocery shopping and eating became minimal.  I gave in to staying in bed; sleeping over 10 hours a night. Crying every day and a new inability to concentrate at work left me emotionally and spiritually tried. Finally, in my mind, things clicked enough for me to…