Dee’s Story of Mental Illness

Dee’s Story of Mental Illness

 It’s my privilege to share the inspiring story of a friend of mine, Dee, who shares her journey with a mental illness. As a service provider of mental health, I am honored she is sharing her story. We need to understand the shame that goes with mental illness. ...
Inspiring Stories: Ingrid’s Story

Inspiring Stories: Ingrid’s Story

It’s my great privilege to have a dear friend share  her story of cancer survival.  This is Ingrid’s story: My friend holds her daughter’s hand, whispering prayers as the daughter lay in the Intensive Care Unit. This young, single mother just barely...
Why Today’s A Not-So-Big-Deal {But It Really Is}

Why Today’s A Not-So-Big-Deal {But It Really Is}

She sat across from me, leaning in, with tears in her eyes.  She listened to the story. Today (Monday) I’m having surgery.  A simple procedure.  I recently tore my ACL and meniscus playing basketball in a school-wide event.  The injury warrants arthroscopic...