“Finding Who We Are” Entry #24: Forgiveness Never Fails

In my many years of life, I have often found forgiveness to be one of the most difficult things to accomplish. Even as I write you now, it is a theme inside of my head. Much has been said about the topic, but nothing quite relates to hearing/seeing it in action. Today's guest author, Kimberly …

“Finding Who We Are” Entry #23: What is Depression?

Happy Wednesday, my friends! I know it is not often that you hear from me anymore and for that I am sorry. Some of you know the deeper intrinsic nature of my absence, but for now I will stick with "life" as being my excuse. I am, however, still committed to telling people's stories and …

“Finding Who We Are” Entry #22: How I Stopped Defining Myself Based Off of Myself

This week we're introduced to a disorder that I had personally never heard of. I'm grateful to be able to, once again, share someone else's story with you, as Finding Who We Are continues to roll on. Kenzie Caster is a student at the college I work at and she responded to a message asking …

“Finding Who We Are” Entry #21: Finding Beauty through Abuse

Awareness is raised by bringing light to the darkest parts of our life and then sharing it for the entire world to find. It's hard. It's scary. It's worth it. It's especially worth it when you find that it has affected a life for the better. Finding Who We Are continues to roll through the …

“Finding Who We Are” Entry #20: Finding Perspective through a Brain Tumor

Perspective is a word that is often used and sought after. I've seen that perspective, though useful and powerful, is rarely attained easily. Sometimes it takes difficulty encroaching upon our lives to bring it about. This is the case with our latest entry into the Finding Who We Are series. One of my best friends, …