Living with a teen in crisis is tiring. Let’s face it. You are drained emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. All you want is a sabbatical from the daily life of an out of control teen who constantly displays risky and dangerous behavior. You’re fed up. You have nothing else to give to change what is happening.
I remember many times in which things were so bad that I wanted to run away. I also wanted to kill myself. Yep! I went through so many emotions – shock, confusion, anger, depression, days of constant crying, and days of not even caring to feed myself. Continue reading
In the past year we all have seen and read debates and movements regarding whose lives really matter. I have come to my own conclusion. Not all lives matter.
I personally have compassion to many groups of ethnicity and color as well as respect. HOWEVER, I have absolutely no respect or tolerance for other groups. Who are they? Continue reading
Because acronyms help facts stick in our head, I’ve created one here: COPE. Teens – or kids or adults – cut for Control, as an Obsessive Behavior, as Punishment, or as an Emotional release.
via 4 reasons why teens cut to COPE — Church4EveryChild
Several years ago I was struggling with NOT receiving an answer to a prayer that I had been diligently praying for years and years. When I was cleaning out the drawers next to my bed last week I came across the verse that I had written down on a notecard. I had forgotten all about […]
via Write It Down — Restored Ministries Blog