Lost In The Waiting

Camping out in The Waiting Room can sometimes feel like being lost in a house of mirrors at a cheap carnival. For as long as I can remember, I have been uber-concerned about making the right choices. The thought of failing at something or making the wrong decision stirs up a well of anxiety inside... Continue Reading →

Weak Ankles – Strong God

I’ve had weak ankles for as long as I can remember. If you have weak ankles as well, you are probably all too familiar with some of the common injuries associated with those weak ankles. As a result of having weak ankles, I am very prone to rolling my ankles. You name a simple activity... Continue Reading →

When The Waiting Room Feels Comfortable

She sat back in her chair and a smile slowly spread across her face, “I’m almost sad to say it but you guys don’t need me anymore. You’ve met all of the treatment goals we’ve set out to accomplish. I think we need to transition from weekly sessions to check-ins.” These words from our counselor... Continue Reading →

Moving Forward But Not Moving On

“How many of you are nervous right now?” the event instructor asked. I sheepishly raised my hand and looked around to see if any of the other adults were raising their hands as well. She continued, “Then you have a little idea of what these teens are feeling right now. These teens have chosen to... Continue Reading →

When What You Grieve Is Not Gone

Grief is a complicated thing. It comes in many different shapes and forms. It brings about complicated emotions needed to help us heal after a deep hurt or loss. I am no expert on the topic of grief, I only know what I have experienced. I used to naively think that grief only happens when... Continue Reading →

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