I share the thoughts and prayers in this blog as a testimony to the great love, patience, and goodness of the Lord our God.
A journal entry from last January (2017): Dear Lord, I wish other people would deal with these fear thoughts for me, but I guess they can’t. Please forgive me for seeking other people instead of looking to You. Only You can help (Psalm 62:1, 5). I am Your child (1 John 3:1). You have chosen … Continue reading Healing Can Begin
One day as I traversed part of Anxiety Valley, I wrote in my journal: Jesus, You know me (Psalm 139) and You walk and talk with me—in reality, not just imagination. You are here. I will trust in You. Please help me believe and trust You more. You gave me a good night’s sleep last … Continue reading In His Hands
Can any good come from overwhelming panic feelings? Yes, but you couldn’t have convinced me of that when I struggled with them day after day for a few months. One January day, I wrote this in my journal: ‘“In Your unfailing love, silence all my enemies and destroy all my foes, for I am Your … Continue reading Value on the Journey
Last winter when my anxiety symptoms intensified, I reached out for help. Through a series of misunderstandings, I ended up spending a night in a “suicide watch” unit, even though suicide has never been an issue for me. But while I was there, I met a young mother who had tried to take her own … Continue reading Learning in the Struggle