Category: Trauma

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This is an Emergency

Just about every financial expert encourages us to save for an emergency. For the most part, they’re talking about home repairs, unexpected bills and even job loss. But a few days ago I experienced a personal emergency that nothing to do with bills. I had a breakdown. I had an uncontrollable, emotional breakdown. It was fight or flight and I chose flight because I … Read More This is an Emergency

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Stop Holding Your Breath

The other day I asked, on FB, if anyone else held their breath while wearing a mask. I got a few responses and I felt like it wasn’t just me. Then today, while scrolling through Facebook, on some pages I probably didn’t need to be on, I found myself once again holding my breath but this time without having a mask on. It’s like … Read More Stop Holding Your Breath

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One Thing

I am guilty of ignoring all of the blessings God has given me because I wanted God to do one thing. I’ll have moments when I’ll forget all He’s done because He hasn’t done that one thing! Luckily, when I was content to stay in my own sunken place – drowning and no longer able to see the good God has done – my … Read More One Thing

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Revolutionary

These days taking care of yourself is revolutionary. So I implore you, if you can take time off from work, take time off. Oftentimes we’re pulled in so many directions it’s hard to know where to turn. And now more than ever some industries are going into overdrive. It’s as if folks have forgotten there’s a pandemic going on and that the continued murder … Read More Revolutionary

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Stolen Innocence

One of the best things about being a kid was being able to stay home from school and on one particular day, my mom granted my wish. I had my day all planned out. I would eat, watch TV, and lay around all day. Then, I heard a knock at the door. I ran to my mom’s room to ask if I could answer … Read More Stolen Innocence

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