Taking Back Control

I had always imagined that the solution for my anxiety would be big news.  Some mind-blowing realization that completely changed my life.  While the growing realization that I am finally feeling control of anxiety in my life is definitely mind-blowing, the solution was really quite simpler.  I’ve been taking the advice and incorporating it into…

Welcome, Anxiety

It’s been quite a while it seems since I have written about anxiety. You would think that would mean that I’ve been on an up-curve lately – and I guess for the most part – I have been. However, there has still been an area that has been bothering me from an anxious standpoint: church….

Fate vs. God’s Plan

Does God have a plan for each of us?  Or are our lives simply controlled by fate? These questions are often asked by many people, including Christians.  First of all, when I say ‘God’s plan’, I don’t mean aspects such as what you will wear tomorrow or when your next dentist appointment is.  I’m talking…

Life in Mason’s Jar – Chapter 11

Don’t Give Up The other day, we were at a birthday party for one of Mason’s friends.  At the party, there was a huge bouncy castle that was about probably between 20 and 30 feet long (I’m not great at estimating length).  You climb in from one end and would then need to navigate your…

Buffering…

Imagine that you’re watching a video on the Internet.  Maybe it’s YouTube or Facebook or something.  You start the video, but the video keeps starting and stopping.  “What’s going on?”, you say… When you watch a video on the Internet, your computer will, as the video starts playing, load as much of the video as…

Thankful for Struggles

It’s easy to talk about how difficult the storms of life are, as well as, all of the other negative aspects of them.  But what if I said that I’m thankful for the struggles that I’ve experienced?  Am I crazy?  Recollecting the memories of my past experiences with anxiety alone is a reminder of how…