Tag: depression

When Jesus Answers by Loren Loving

When Jesus Answers by Loren Loving

This may be one of the most personally rewarding books I’ve ever had the pleasure of reviewing!   My Thoughts on When Jesus Answers: The very first story Loren Loving shares in When Jesus Answers had me in tears. My husband and I began reading the book together while we processed the pain of my […]

Posted March 4, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
Star Bright by Anne Richmond Wakefield

Star Bright by Anne Richmond Wakefield

My Thoughts on Star Bright: I LOVED this book!!! But before I go on to talk about why, there are some triggers associated with the content. While I’ll do my best to not touch on them much in this review, Star Bright does contain the following triggers and, therefore, may not be suitable for everyone: cutting, self-harm, […]

Posted February 6, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
When God Made You – a review

When God Made You – a review

Now that my girls are older, I rarely get the opportunity to read children’s books. Okay, that’s a lie… Image found on Flickr, Linda Jordon On occasion (aka not so occasionally), you can find me sitting in my library/sewing/writing/soon-to-be-bed room reading Dr. Seuss — out loud.  (Not sure what it says about me that there’s a room […]

Posted May 4, 2017 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments

When a Runner Can't Run

I’m a runner.   Or, I was a runner. Sometimes, I forget I’m not a runner anymore.  And when it hits me that I can no longer call myself a runner, a wave of depression comes over me that has, on occasion, actually knocked me down.  Thankfully, it’s a short lived fit of self-pity (usually) and is […]

Posted October 14, 2015 by Jess C. in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Dear Me, Life sucks and it's gonna get worse. But after that…

Dear Jess, So you don’t know me (yet), but you will. First off, before you read this….  SPOILERS!  (One day, you’re gonna find that funny and pity anyone Who doesn’t get it.) Right now you’re 18, pregnant, and scared out of your mind (and too proud to admit you have no idea what you’re doing […]

Posted October 1, 2015 by Jess C. in So You Don't Know Me / 0 Comments

How Can I Keep My Sanity and Enjoy My Life? By A Power Outside of My Own.

Warning:  Today’s post is not going to be funny or upbeat.  I’m about to be serious (for once). Mauerbauertraurigkeit – n. the inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like. I saw this word on my Twitter feed today. My husband and I were sitting at the table this morning talking about […]

Posted September 18, 2015 by Jess C. in about me, faith, family / 0 Comments