Today is the release of my two newest Bible studies: “30 Days in Genesis, Part 1: A Journey from Creation to Covenant” “30 Days in Genesis, Part 2: A Journey from Patriarchs to Providence” For the past six months I have researched and studied the lives of the patriarchs of our faith. I have learnedContinue reading “30 Days in Genesis”
To finish out Mental Health Awareness month, my daughter has bravely agreed to allow me to interview her. She is currently a few months shy of seventeen years old. She started experiencing severe anxiety at age twelve. We hope that her story informs and encourages anyone experiencing mental health challenges. She wants to share anContinue reading “Our Mental Health Journey: Q&A with my 16 year-old daughter”
Currently, my daughter’s treatment consists of a pediatric psychiatrist through our local hospital and regular visits with a psychologist. She is on medicine to help calm her brain while she learns the tools to cope with her anxiety. Without the medicine, she would be trying to learn tools with a brain on fire. When herContinue reading “Our Mental Health Journey: Where we are now”
It is an honor to be featured on the Marked Life Blog today. Head over and check it out! Follow my friend Hannah. https://markedlifeblog.com/2021/05/14/for-the-moms-bold-brave-with-leah-lively/
It is an indescribable feeling, sitting in a psychiatrist’s office with your child for the first time. It is a place I never imagined myself. Standing on the precipice of hope and despair, I knew we needed to be here but wanted to run. I wanted to pretend everything was okay and my daughter’s strugglesContinue reading “Our Mental Health Journey: the Beginning”
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This month I will have a series on mental health based on my experiences through walking this path with my children, especially my teenager. The series of posts are based on conversations with my sixteen-year-old daughter who has been struggling with depression and anxiety for most of her life.Continue reading “Mental Health Awareness”
My May newsletter is coming out tomorrow. Head over to the home page sign up if you are not already on my mailing list! There are details on my new Bible study as well at the graphic for the chronological Bible reading plan.
Need a unique idea for Mother’s Day? Grab one (or both) of my Bible studies from my website or Amazon. In depth study of the book of John or Acts in 30 days. These studies are made up of concise questions to help you think about what you read without all of the “fluff”. HeadContinue reading “Mother’s Day Gift Idea”
Here is a link to a Facebook Live I did today about my newsletter coming on April 1. https://fb.watch/4zmzwwnAhg/ More details will be here on the blog tomorrow!