I’m afraid…

I’m afraid. I’m trying not to be, I’m trying to let God have it, but to be completely honest, I’m afraid. I’m afraid that my son won’t come home ok, in fact, I expect that, but I’m more afraid that he will never be OK. He’s my only child, that’s it, no more, and I DESPERATELY want him to be OK. I want him to succeed. I want him to flourish. I’m scared he won’t. Bipolar disorder and even severe […]

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Trust is hard

When I was younger, before I ever had to deal with too many real heartaches, I heard people say they didn’t understand why God would allow this or that to happen. I understood but not completely. I would remind people that this is a sick world and that God didn’t promise us that life would be easier just because we got saved. And while all of that is still true now as it was back then, it’s not a platitude […]

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Support

Not a whole lot is different right now as we are still waiting for a phone call, however, I did have some news I wanted to share with everyone. Starting April 6th I will be helping to head up a local support group for caregivers of bipolar family. It will be open to anyone who helps care for a bipolar family member – mother, father, husband, wife, sister, etc. I am a firm believer that when God allows us to […]

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I’m waiting…

I know it’s been a good month since I’ve written. Honestly there isn’t much to write at the moment except that we are in a waiting period. I’m not good at waiting…AT ALL. I sit here thinking, “I didn’t ask for patience, God.” Have you felt like that? And in the waiting period the days go up and down, good and bad, in and out. I tell you what, this mommy stuff, well, “it ain’t for the faint of heart”, […]

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