Which are you: The Soggy Wet Christian or a Fighting with Fire Christian?

Still continuing this long fight with my TBI and ailments that are associated with it. It's been a really rough past 3 weeks for me. I've reached the point where I've felt like throwing in the towel. I came across something that I had written down years past and it really hit me hard Today. … Continue reading Which are you: The Soggy Wet Christian or a Fighting with Fire Christian?

I’m tired of it all but it’s going to be alright…

I don't normally post articles when I'm like this. However, I want people to see the downside of the emotional roller coaster that some people with TBI suffer from. I've had a bad past week and a half. I'm tired of it all. Recap, 15 months Post TBI, Pons-Brain Bleed and Front Temporal Lobe damage. … Continue reading I’m tired of it all but it’s going to be alright…

Looks Can Be Deceiving. Educate Yourself Before Speaking…

One irritating factor that I've come to despise from my Traumatic Brain Injury,(TBI), is hearing, "Wow you look great now" or "You don't look hurt?!?!" These comments are hurtful and are a constant reminder of the issues myself and others struggle with now, due to the TBI. I'm sure there are countless others that have … Continue reading Looks Can Be Deceiving. Educate Yourself Before Speaking…

Traumatic Brain Injury Seasons will come and the Seasons will go,they don’t last forever!

Seasons come and Seasons go, Memories of your pre-injury life are exactly that. They are but a memory of your old life. Many friends you had, have gone. The few, true loyal friends have now taken their place. Each day is a struggle behind closed doors that family and friends never see. Being in public … Continue reading Traumatic Brain Injury Seasons will come and the Seasons will go,they don’t last forever!

Gain the whole world to lose your soul?!?

"It's better to be wrong in the "world's eye" and be safe in God to further yourself with your walk with Him and to further His Kingdom!" Have God's perspective on your life! See if it is clean and pure and of God! If it's not, it is of the Devil and it WILL DESTROY … Continue reading Gain the whole world to lose your soul?!?

Passion For a Greater Love…

Passion- a strong and barely controllable emotion!! So someone recently asked me, why am I trying to be all religious now? I told them, I grew up in church. I kind of fell out of it. I was very involved in the music ministry and other ministries. Then I said," you know, everything I've been … Continue reading Passion For a Greater Love…

There’s still an Eternal Storm coming. Be Prepared!

Living in Eastern N.C. my whole life, I've been through my fair share of catastrophic and non catastrophic hurricanes. This most recent hurricane, Florence, that has hit the Carolinas was catastrophic of Biblical proportions. The damage and flooding it caused will go down on the record books. The loss of life and everything of material … Continue reading There’s still an Eternal Storm coming. Be Prepared!

Apologies

I apologize for not having published anything lately... We live in a area that is prone to flooding from torrential rain systems...hurricane matthew nearly flooded my home..hurricane Florence will probably get it. We've been busy and doing as much as possible prepping ourselves and home for this major hurricane. When things calm down, I'll be … Continue reading Apologies

There’s always Hope…

When you're kissed by morning's first light, wake up ready to begin you're fight. Another night you've made it through, Now to conquer this day is the goal for you. Be courageous, for there's no place for fear, NEVER feel defeated, your victory is so near. Set goals and task that you know you can … Continue reading There’s always Hope…

Spared for a Purpose

So it seems life wants you to give up, Take a Deep breath, say this is not enough. Disheartening to hear It's going to take time, Weeks, Months, Years, but you'll be fine. Your brain needs time to heal, Then your Dr. gives you a new pill. Their motives are honest and true, To help … Continue reading Spared for a Purpose

There for You…

This is a song I wrote many, many years ago. The lyrics are more powerful to me now because I'm living them and it has such a deep, personal and emotional meaning to me now...I HOPE it lifts and encourages you.. I'll post the video I recorded years back at the end. I want you … Continue reading There for You…

Great are you Lord…

https://youtu.be/PlOzrffA5Eo During the early stages of my TBI recovery, I came to the harsh realization that I couldn't play my guitar and sing together. My brain simply wouldn't let me do the two task at the same time. It's taken a lot of time, praying and hard work to be able to play and sing … Continue reading Great are you Lord…

Playing my Guitar but You could hear a pin drop.

Playing music and singing is one of my "Go To" coping techniques for when I'm struggling with many issues I now face. Be it Physical pain, Emotional pain or Medical issues. When I know it's coming on, I'll grab my guitar in a heartbeat. It's relaxing to me. It's beneficial for me. It's just overall … Continue reading Playing my Guitar but You could hear a pin drop.

Dark Days WILL Lead to Soaring Days!

This post is going to start off in the depressed mood I'm coming out of. I cant help it or control it sometimes, but stay with me its going to finish good! Some days I feel like I'm an inmate, in a cell, in a prison of my mind. A Ditch, a slump, a bad … Continue reading Dark Days WILL Lead to Soaring Days!

CardioVascular Center, Elevated Heart Rate, Exhaustion, but I’m still standing!

For the past week I've been dealing with an elevated "resting heart rate" of 110 to 130+ beats per minute. This was due to an increase in meds. My Neuro- Psychiatrist advised me to go to the Emergency Room ASAP if any pain or discomfort developed in my chest because of it. Well, this past … Continue reading CardioVascular Center, Elevated Heart Rate, Exhaustion, but I’m still standing!

A Chapter To A Never Ending Book…

Today I was discharged from my Brain Rehabilitation Service and Therapy Facility. I will still continue to see one therapist there for a while. This is due to a lifelong issue I have now. To have the emotions of excitement and that of somber at the same time is confusing and hard to describe. I've … Continue reading A Chapter To A Never Ending Book…

The Devil’s Whispered Words…

What was your devilish thought the day I was injured, Did you and your demons think you were the winner? Were you there when I was laid out on the hospital bed, were you Hoping you did enough that I'd end up dead? With diagnosed words overheard the joy you must've felt, Especially when the … Continue reading The Devil’s Whispered Words…