I remember the feelings when I plunged into depression, and I don’t know who to turn to. It felt like I’m drowning in this dark void of awful loneliness. Continue reading The loneliness of our pain
So goes my Evernote journal 📓 for the day: I opened the front door of my house and waited to hear if I can hear a greeting of “hi Mi!” from my daughter, nothing. My husband was in the living room; our eyes met. Neither one of us said anything about our teenage daughter’s absence. I didn’t want to ask the obvious stupid question—is Alanis … Continue reading Beneath the smile…
He shields all who take refuge in Him. Psalm 18:30 NIV Continue reading My refuge
Today, in church, someone asked how am I doing. I gave a genuine answer, “I’m good.” Does that mean I’m no longer depressed? Continue reading Does this mean I’m no longer depressed?
I thought I was on-the-way-to-better with daughter after my first session of counselling to-sort-out-my-emotional-mess. But, nope. Continue reading She loves me; she loves me not.
Meeting a counsellor—the past years of unattended pain are playing catch up with me. Continue reading Sometimes there are no words
I’m trying to understand this—how emotional health is crucial to be spiritually mature. What I do know from this quick jotting down of my feelings is yeah, somewhere deep down, I have things that I’m not ok with and I haven’t dealt with them. So starts my week one in this eight weeks workbook study. Continue reading Journey to being emotionally healthy
So a colleague and I chatted over coffee about le daughter, but another topic popped out instead—he said, by me saying that ‘I compartmentalised whatever I’m going through in order to focus on doing my work’; I may be emotionally unhealthy. I looked back at my life and I did detect a pattern—I will force myself to function when all I wanna do is to … Continue reading Emotionally unhealthy spirituality aka emotionally screwed.
Lessons from a tiff with hubs, and how to talk to a teenager. Continue reading Three things that I’m most grateful for today—20 Oct 2016
Attempting to see the good in coming home to piles of dirty dishes. Continue reading Three things that I’m most grateful for today—19 Oct 2016