Author Archive: mjtr8926

Writer and advocate.

Mental health blog expanding its resources

mental health blog

Mental Health Blog I have added onto Life Conquering’s resources that it offers.  All of these resources are in line with the organization’s mission statement.  The mission statement of this mental health blog is to encourage those people who have a…
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Prayers to Relieve Anxiety

Prayers to Relieve Anxiety

I deal with anxiety on an ongoing basis due to my generalized anxiety disorder. The triggers are varied and come often. My morning could be going great then one of my triggers will set my anxiety off like a match…
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Secure Fortress Amidst Bipolar Upheaval

Secure Fortress Amidst Bipolar Upheaval

I do not know how long I have had my mental illness. It wasn’t until December of 2007 when I was finally diagnosed with having bipolar disorder. Trying to find stable ground since then has not been an easy road…
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Lost in Sin Found in Jesus

Lost in Sin Found in Jesus

In Luke Chapter 5, Jesus was invited to a different sort of party with a different kind of crowd. Jesus had just called Levi, the tax collector, to become one of His disciples. In celebration of Levi’s new calling, Levi…
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Casting Cares Through Prayer

Casting Cares Through Prayer

How healthy is your prayer life? Does God know when you are afraid of that test result? Does He know when you are overjoyed because you are expecting a baby? Do you ever offer a prayer just to talk about…
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Valleys of Depression Move with Faith

Valleys of Depression Move with Faith

When I have been in the valley of bipolar depression and surrounded on all sides by hills of anxiety and fear, I like to remember one of my favorite passages in scripture, “I lift my eyes to the hills, where…
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Facing Giants with God Substitutes

God Substitutes

When difficulties come your way, do you rely on your family, friends, money, career or health? Or is there something else? These things are not inherently bad. However, if we look to these God Substitutes to support us in the…
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Blessings Over Leeky Onions

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After spending some 400 years as slaves in Egypt, the Israelites spent another 40 years wandering in the desert. In the end, that generation of God’s chosen people were not permitted to enter the Promise Land. “So we see that…
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Hungry Staplers Provoking Anxiety

Anxiety

As I was preparing to face another work week, I had this overwhelming sense of anxiety that I was about to face a den of lions, much like Daniel in the Old Testament, under King Darius’ reign. My anxiety was…
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Praying Angels for Alcoholic Family

Praying Angels for Alcoholic Family

“See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven” (Matthew 18:10-11). After reading this verse in Matthew Chapter…
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An Alcoholic Home to Eyeing for Apples

alcoholic childhood

Growing up in an alcoholic home, alcohol robbed me of the only earthly father that I knew and left me wounded and numb. The relationship was nonexistent because my father was absent from everything meaningful. How does a kid relate…
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