…the thief

You don’t see it coming until it’s too, late.  It creeps up on you.  The days are ordinary, albeit full of the normal stresses of life.  And then something happens, and the world feels quite different. Sitting on the beach, soaking up the sun and watching your children play at the water’s edge, it’s the tsunami wave sailing toward you from miles off, about to … Continue reading …the thief

Behind the facade….

I am Kate Spade.  For those of you who know me beyond my writing, let me clarify.  I have not ever considered suicide, but who knows what would have happened if I had not gotten help and stopped drinking.  Kate Spade obviously struggled with mental health, whether or not she drank.  I have struggled with alcoholism, also a mental health disease.  Alcoholics drink to change … Continue reading Behind the facade….

What if….

Permanent. Progressive. Fatal. Disease. When someone has a permanent, progressive, fatal disease we follow God’s word and help them. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:4 (RSV) If I had cancer, people would all rally around me. They’d drive me to chemotherapy. They’d create FundMe pages to raise money for my treatments. … Continue reading What if….