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Middle of Your Mess

    “The Blind and the lame came to Him at the temple, and he healed them. “ Mathew 21:14 (NIV) I can say with confidence that if someone you love suffers with mental health your life has experienced periods of chaos or messy circumstances.  These times may seem like everything around you needs a good straightening out.  The same mess may even  show up again after it has already been cleaned up once. During Holy Week every year I love to read the familiar stories written in the gospels about what Jesus endured during this time over 2000 years …

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Lord, Take my Chaos

          You know those days when you are reaching for that third cup of coffee or scrounging through the kitchen to find even a little bit of chocolate…even if it is a crumb on a day like this, you’ll take what you can get. Everywhere you turn negativity is clouding your brain, the noise seems to be at an all-time high and the struggle feels super real. Picking up your phone means one more text or news notification that makes your stomach lurch. Walking through your house feels like a death trap because that last Lego …