Almost a year ago I decided to go back to school and pursue an education in theology. I had this burning desire to learn as much as I possibly could about Jesus Christ. When I signed up of course I didn't really know what I was going to do with that education, in a way … Continue reading Minister Means Servant
As you know, because Elliott became sick, I have been working to be the change I want to see in the world for those that have serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Beginning next week I will be sitting on a couple committees for the NSSC (Link below to join) and I … Continue reading The Mental Illness Mission Field
Inmates have choked to death on their own feces, been boiled to death in showers, and strapped to chairs for days at a time resulting in atrocious deaths, not at the hands of other inmates, but those entrusted with their care. They are often left naked, unmedicated and in solitary confinement for sometimes years. This mess called a mental health system violates a few constitutional rights regularly.
There are approximately 51 million people world wide that live with the brain disease schizophrenia. All schizophrenia is classified as a serious mental illness according to the NIMH. Schizophrenia is twice as prevalent in the US as Alzheimer's, yet so little is spoken about its effect on those living with it, it remains shrouded in … Continue reading Schizophrenia : Demon, Devil or Disease? An Evangelical Perspective
In the US a person living with serious mental illness will spend their life rotating between the revolving doors of short term treatment facilities, jails & prisons, and homelessness. There is a better way...
If you or someone you love is living with any form of mental illness I would love to offer my prayers and support to you. I hold several diplomas and certificates related to Christian Ministry. I also fully understand the trials that mental illness brings our way as my son is Paranoid Schizophrenic and currently … Continue reading Healthy Mind Ministry : Contact Me For Prayer
Studies prove that as people are presented with the actual facts about mental illness and they learn these illnesses arise from actual biological factors, their acceptance of these afflictions as an actual illness outside of the sufferers control rises, and they lose prior preconceived stigmas. There has been an archaic belief within the faith community … Continue reading Your Mind Matters To God
In a day and age where women fight for the right to be hard, I want to be soft. I want to admit life hurts, that I do cry, and sometimes I fall apart. I want to tell someone "No! I'm not OK!" and it be as admirable as saying "I'm OK" even when it is only a lie.
"Why did you do this? Now they are going to kill me" Those were my sons last words as he was escorted from his Grandma & Grandpas by the Port St. Lucie Police Force in the early morning hours of December 6th, 2017. Every fear he had imagined over the past few weeks had just … Continue reading His Greatest Fear Came True : The Government Stole Him
“Resolved, to improve every opportunity, when I am in the best and happiest frame of mind, to cast and venture my soul on the Lord Jesus Christ, to trust and confide in him, and consecrate myself wholly to him; that from this I may have assurance of my safety, knowing that I confide in my Redeemer.” - Jonathan Edwards July 8, 1723.