Depression, Devotional, Faith

The Blanket

© Uschi Hering | Dreamstime Stock Photos
© Uschi Hering | Dreamstime Stock Photos

Two weeks ago somebody threw a blanket over me. A big one – like North Dakota. And a heavy one – like a Mac truck. And it was wet and itchy and dark and smelly. As it covered my eyes, I couldn’t see the light and beauty around me. As it covered my ears, I couldn’t hear joy or laughter or singing. As it covered my mouth, I couldn’t express what I was feeling, experiencing or needing. Like Linus from the Peanuts, this blanket had followed me around for many years. It had never truly been far from my sight. My blanket even had a name. It was called “Depression”. (more…)

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Fiction

Mystery Shopper

I love to read! And I will read almost anything – biographies, romances, classics, self-helps, but my favorite genre, the one my little heart draws to every time, is mysteries! All kinds of mysteries, everything from cozy mysteries that are lighthearted, even comical, to heavy, edge-of-your-seat, heart-in-your-throat thrillers! But, recently, I’ve begun to wonder if, perhaps, I’ve read one too …

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