Posts tagged marriage
To Microwave or Marinate?

I heard in a sermon as a teenager that we live in a “microwave state of mind instead of a marinating state of mind.” As a teenager, I remember thinking the pastor was just old and slow and didn’t understand how he didn’t appreciate that the times are a-changin! But, over the years and perhaps after marriage and motherhood, I’ve come to see that the need of immediacy or “instant gratification” well, isn’t that gratifying.

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Grace Upon Grace

About nine months ago, my life took a completely different turn than I had never expected. I was newly married at the time, and I honestly thought I was in a normal, healthy relationship. But as time went on, my mental health had taken a hard downfall. I became severely depressed, and anxious with anything and everything.

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