I had a really nice friend who picked me up today to help me learn how to drive because I suck at it. I practiced for a while then we switched spots so that he could take me someplace else to practice. This ended with him just driving us around while we talked a lot … Continue reading Isn’t God Funny?
I was sitting in my counseling class tonight, and my professor said something that really hit me and I wanted to share. We were talking about cognitive therapy. In cognitive therapy, there are these things called schemas. Which are pretty much these ideas in our heads that represent a plan, theory, or idea and can … Continue reading Lessons in Counseling Class Part 1
I do not yet have the courage to swing that door open and walk out proudly with my head held high. I'm not sure if that is something I will ever do. However, even if I never act on it I am not always going to keep it hidden.
I have to be reminded a lot that having these feelings isn’t a sin, only acting on them is. That is my line. It may hurt, and I may not always understand why it is there. However, I know it is there because God loves me and some days I have to let that be enough.
We may not be the person that we want to be just yet, and that's okay. Take tiny steps.
Dear Mom and Dad, We talked on the phone today. I told you about my interview, and some of the questions I was asked. I told you I was asked what I would do if one of my residents developed a strong crush on me. I told you my response. You said my response should have … Continue reading To My Parents
You know how we aren't supposed to be angry at God? Well, I'm having quite a hard time with that right now. I'm struggling with so much and despite how I've prayed and searched there have been no answers, for years. I've rarely even felt God, most less heard Him more than a handful of times over the … Continue reading Lost
Heterosexuality does not equal holiness. Becoming more Christ-like and stepping into the will He has for our lives is what equals becoming more holy and sanctified.
I crave your words, Like a flower craves the morning sun. And just like when a flower gets too close to the heat, I wilt away when I get too close to you. Love is beautiful they say, But I've yet to see the proof. Hidden looks, Shrouded in shame. Heart broken, Not by another … Continue reading Like a Flower
The stigma around Christians who experience this is heart breaking. We are so often left in silence because we are too afraid of the outcome of reaching out to others for help.