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He Didn’t Know I Had a Mental Illness When We Got Married

He didn't know he was marrying someone with a mental illness... Mostly because we had only known each other for about five months when we got engaged. I was eighteen when he put that ring onto my finger and asked if I wanted to spend the rest of my life with him. I...

Oh, Anxious Mom

Oh, anxious momma, your heart feels like it can only take so much. Your thoughts seem to never stop racing. You continually count your "okays." My kids are okay. My husband is okay. My house is okay. My job is okay. My family is okay. My friends are okay. And you...

The Building is On Fire and We are Just Watching

18 years ago, on September 11, 2001 at 9:41:15 a.m Richard Drew captured a horrific photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. One hour. There was one hour between the time the plane crashed into the North Tower and the time this...

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO BE REMINDED OF RIGHT NOW

  Have a seat. Just stop scrolling for a second. Or thirty. Please. Here are five things someone needs to remind you this weekend. 1.) You get to the other side of this thing. God walks with you and He meets you there and that means it’s all okay in the end. It’s...

3 Signs It’s Time to Get Help with Your Anxiety

1. You feel kind of anxious. 2. You feel really anxious. 3. You feel overwhelmingly anxious. That’s it. No one needs to tell you to wait until you can’t breathe or you’re having panic attacks. Don’t wait until you are unable to perform simple tasks or you begin...

I Never Thought I’d Be Here Again

"I have been in seasons of my life when it seems like the sun will never rise, when the darkness lingers, and when the warmth of the morning light seems unreachable. There have been seasons of my life when I believed the darkness and fear boasted of its success. But...

Anxiety, Stress & The Food The Caused It

If you had told me six months ago that we'd be living this way, I would have giggled and shoved another powdered donut from a bag into my mouth. I mean, I'm not the mom who reads all of the labels, chooses organic over regular, and advocates for chemical-free,...

What It Feels Like To Parent A Child With Anxiety

When your child is young and it is time for bed, you walk into the room ahead of them, and turn on the nightlight. You might find the special blanket or lovie, you might even turn on the closet light and open the closet door... You do these things because you love...

When What’s Best For Your Child Doesn’t Make Sense to Anyone Else

It’s nine o’clock AM, and I am sitting outside my daughter’s first grade classroom with my laptop open and my heart a little nervous. The school, built decades ago, isn’t setup like most. The classrooms open up to a central library. And while you might think that...

Truth For the Woman Who Feels Like She’s Sinking

It was windy that night. I’m not sure how windy. The story doesn’t say. Scripture just says the boat was already some distance from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them. You know this story. It’s the one where Jesus (and Peter) walk on water....

Why Many Millennial Parents Struggle With Anxiety

Dear friend, Let me start with this. It’s not just up to you to keep them safe. This week I read yet another article online highlighting one more way I need to protect my children from this world. As I made my way through one father’s terrifying narrative and his...

The Vitamin Deficiency That Caused My Anxiety

I need to start by saying that I’m not a medical professional, and the information I share in this article is not a substitute for medical care provided by a licensed and qualified health professional. The information I share is for general information only. Please...

Every Christian Needs to See What Kevin Did on “This is Us”

If you’re anything like me, you send the kids to bed a few minutes early on Tuesday nights so that you don’t miss one second of the popular new show, “This Is Us” on NBC. (And if they’re not quite in bed when the clock hits 8:00 CST, you’re praising Jesus for your DVR...

Christian Women & Anxiety

Before I begin, I’d like to take a second to introduce myself. If you’re visiting my page for the first time, I think it’s important that you know who you’re talking to. My name is Becky Thompson, and I started this website in 2013. I have been married for ten years...

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He Didn’t Know I Had a Mental Illness When We Got Married

He didn't know he was marrying someone with a mental illness... Mostly because we had only known each other for about five months when we got engaged. I was eighteen when he put that ring onto my finger and asked if I wanted to spend the rest of my life with him. I...

read more

Oh, Anxious Mom

Oh, anxious momma, your heart feels like it can only take so much. Your thoughts seem to never stop racing. You continually count your "okays." My kids are okay. My husband is okay. My house is okay. My job is okay. My family is okay. My friends are okay. And you...

read more

The Building is On Fire and We are Just Watching

18 years ago, on September 11, 2001 at 9:41:15 a.m Richard Drew captured a horrific photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. One hour. There was one hour between the time the plane crashed into the North Tower and the time this...

read more

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO BE REMINDED OF RIGHT NOW

  Have a seat. Just stop scrolling for a second. Or thirty. Please. Here are five things someone needs to remind you this weekend. 1.) You get to the other side of this thing. God walks with you and He meets you there and that means it’s all okay in the end. It’s...

read more

3 Signs It’s Time to Get Help with Your Anxiety

1. You feel kind of anxious. 2. You feel really anxious. 3. You feel overwhelmingly anxious. That’s it. No one needs to tell you to wait until you can’t breathe or you’re having panic attacks. Don’t wait until you are unable to perform simple tasks or you begin...

read more

I Never Thought I’d Be Here Again

"I have been in seasons of my life when it seems like the sun will never rise, when the darkness lingers, and when the warmth of the morning light seems unreachable. There have been seasons of my life when I believed the darkness and fear boasted of its success. But...

read more

Anxiety, Stress & The Food The Caused It

If you had told me six months ago that we'd be living this way, I would have giggled and shoved another powdered donut from a bag into my mouth. I mean, I'm not the mom who reads all of the labels, chooses organic over regular, and advocates for chemical-free,...

read more

What It Feels Like To Parent A Child With Anxiety

When your child is young and it is time for bed, you walk into the room ahead of them, and turn on the nightlight. You might find the special blanket or lovie, you might even turn on the closet light and open the closet door... You do these things because you love...

read more

Truth For the Woman Who Feels Like She’s Sinking

It was windy that night. I’m not sure how windy. The story doesn’t say. Scripture just says the boat was already some distance from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them. You know this story. It’s the one where Jesus (and Peter) walk on water....

read more

Why Many Millennial Parents Struggle With Anxiety

Dear friend, Let me start with this. It’s not just up to you to keep them safe. This week I read yet another article online highlighting one more way I need to protect my children from this world. As I made my way through one father’s terrifying narrative and his...

read more

The Vitamin Deficiency That Caused My Anxiety

I need to start by saying that I’m not a medical professional, and the information I share in this article is not a substitute for medical care provided by a licensed and qualified health professional. The information I share is for general information only. Please...

read more

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