Category Archives: Lessons from my journey

Me Of Little Faith

Refuge & Strength by Morgan Weistling It’s been over a decade since I saw this print of Jesus rescuing Peter from the water in a store in Branson, MO. But it has obviously made a lasting impression on me. When … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Perhaps it’s fitting that Thanksgiving is right in the middle of Fall which is a tough time of the year for those who struggle with depression. But Thanksgiving is always surrounded by less than favorable circumstances. On this day, we … Continue reading

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Believing In Yourself

Today I am going to write about something I struggle with a great deal: believing in myself. Lately I’ve been reading through a great deal of the self-help and motivation type blogs. They are quite popular. I guess it’s what … Continue reading

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Loving Enough to Let Go

True love is not selfish. True love will seek the welfare of the one we love above our own desires. It’s been well over two decades now, but I can scarcely think of the event without tearing up. My daughter … Continue reading

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Responding to Suffering

Suffering is the great equalizer in life. Nobody is immune. It can hit the rich, the poor; the smart,  the stupid; the educated, the uneducated; and the talented as well as the untalented. Nobody really knows when the bottom is … Continue reading

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Thirty Years of Sobriety

Today marks my thirtieth year of sobriety. Thirty years ago I was in the Marine Corps. I had just returned from my 2nd deployment overseas at the end of 1986. Within just a couple months of buying a car, I … Continue reading

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Life in Songs: Long line of losers (Part 2)

This post is a series within a series. The primary series is Life in Song, which discusses songs that have had an impact on my life. This is part 2 of a song called, “Long Line of Losers” which was … Continue reading

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