When Healing Becomes your Choice

I am a survivor of sexual, mental, emotional, and even spiritual abuse. These abuses haunted me throughout my childhood, into my adult years, my marriage, becoming a mom, and seemingly …

Getting Help for Anxiety

Originally published in November, 2017 on Lindsey Gendke’s blog, Writing to My Roots. Life held no joy. I dreaded every day. I didn’t understand my behavior, so I couldn’t help myself. …

A Mother’s Need

I’ve always looked forward to becoming a mother. Quotes about motherhood, depicting it as an honor, privilege and one of the greatest services to God and man, gave me quite …

God was there

  It was dark, but I could faintly see the concrete below. I calculated roughly my chances of surviving such a fall, but I paused. Darker than the night around …