The Invisible Couple

Sometimes I feel invisible.  I clean the things  I play the games  I fix the ouchies  I stock the fridge  I clean some more I make the meals  I read the books  I love on the children  I worry over the finances   Then he comes home from work. The children scream with delight that… Continue reading The Invisible Couple

Self-Worth: A Journey Through Paradox Part 2

*Trigger Warning: this post contains description of attempted suicide, please be respectful and courteous to the author* PART II The shame of our homeless, jobless condition really wore me down and left me feeling isolated and ashamed. After a couple of months without a job, my husband started working nights and weekends, and I was… Continue reading Self-Worth: A Journey Through Paradox Part 2

Self-Worth: A Journey Through Paradox Part 1

PART I As a woman with a history of severe anxiety and depression, life contains spells of shame and self-loathing.  There can be a heaviness that makes ordinary life seem like climbing everest. As challenges get tough, I used to often find myself thinking, “I will be happy when…”  As a Christian and firm believer… Continue reading Self-Worth: A Journey Through Paradox Part 1