The Necessity of Hope It’s generally assumed that a proper telling of a story should begin at the beginning. I suppose it only makes sense, we humans like chronological. The problem with the beginning, at least with my account, is that you don’t see the hope, not right away at least. I’m sure you can relate if you’ve experienced any… Read More
Anxiety & Depression Series
Experiencing anxiety and/or depression, no matter the reason, is frightening, exhausting, and often leaves the person going through it unsure of where to turn.
Sometimes being a Christian and experiencing any type of mental or emotional struggle can be even more difficult. As Christians, we often believe the lie that we "shouldn't" go through these types of trials. We don’t hear it mentioned nearly enough in the church that this is a human condition. Even though we are new in Jesus, we are still very human.
My goal is to help demolish the stigma surrounding these struggles and give hope to those who find themselves in a place of struggle. I’ve intended this to be a place of comfort and information for anyone walking this same path.
If you experience any kind of fear, depression, anxiety, doubts or fearful thoughts, know this:
There is hope for real change!
And this is a great place to start...
***This is part 2 of an ongoing series I am doing here at Carryonmyheart.com; you can find part 1 here. Anxiety is defined as an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fears often marked by physical signs (such as tension, sweating, and increased pulse rate), doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and self-doubt about one’s capacity… Read More
***This is part 3 of an ongoing series I am doing here at Carryonmyheart.com, you can find part 1 here and 2 here. Coming face to face with my monster… Everything I thought I knew about myself changed with my first panic attack. I was newly married and in my early 20’s, working for a law firm as a legal assistant. I… Read More
***This is part 4 of an ongoing series I am doing here at Carryonmyheart.com, you can find part 1 here. Many years and 3 kids later, I had made a reluctant agreement to do life with anxiety and fear. I also experienced postpartum and perinatal depression with all three of my boys. (This is an entire topic close to my… Read More
**this is an ongoing series here at Carry on my heart, you can read the first part here. “There’s a place where fear has to face the God you know” – ‘Oh my soul’, Casting Crowns At some point, what we put above God must come down and meet with Him face-to-face. I had always assumed that fear was an… Read More
**this is an ongoing series here at Carry on my heart, you can read the first part here. “…be transformed by the renewing of your mind…” Romans 12:2 NASB Have you ever watched a butterfly emerge out of its chrysalis? It is truly fascinating because it is an entirely different creature than when it went in. I love watching… Read More