Trusting God During Depression

March 14th 2014 4 comments so far  

file9861310649818I’ve mentioned my struggle with depression in passing a couple of times in the course of writing this blog. I’m fairly open about it just because it’s not something I feel is worth putting any effort into hiding. I suffered from major depressive disorder (more commonly known as clinical depression), which is a fancy way of saying my brain had a chemical imbalance. Combine this biological predisposition with repressed emotional issues I was dealing with and you have a recipe for one of the most …

Appearances and My Old Purple Jeep

February 21st 2014 No comments yet  

My first car was a bright purple 1997 Jeep Cherokee that was almost 10 years old when I got it. She had her fair share of dings and a transmission that made it kick like a mule the first time you hit the accelerator pedal in the morning.  But the engine purred happily every time you turned the key. It wasn’t pretty, it wasn’t fast, and it certainly wasn’t helping my image with the ladies, but it was there when I needed it.

My beloved Jeep wasn’t about appearances. …

Love and Lifeguard Chairs

February 14th 2014 No comments yet  

Valentine’s Day is the New York Yankees of holidays because neutrality is impossible, you love it or you despise its very existence. Single folks like myself will spend the day ordering an entire meat-lovers pizza while popping in the most unromantic movie they can find, like The Wedding Planner (Ha! Burn J-Lo!). It really shouldn’t be that way, but if I wasn’t willingly driving to Houston on Valentine’s Day (gross, I know), that’s close to what I would probably do, minus The Wedding Planner.

In seemingly unrelated news, …

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