Postpartum Anxiety and Spiritual Hope

It’s only been in the last few years that I have started sharing my struggle with anxiety. Those closest to me know I’ve struggled with anxiety since I was five years old. It manifested in fears that my mother would die and leave us alone. The threat of natural disasters and storms scared me. My siblings always laughed at me because I hated thunderstorms for fear of tornadoes; we lived in Texas … [Read more...]

The Power of the Peace of God

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, It is well, it is well, with my soul. The first time I heard someone talk about the peace of God in a tangible way was when the mother of my friend told me about the death of one of her sons. She told me he’d gone missing, and she knew in her spirit something was wrong. … [Read more...]

Postpartum Care While Grieving

Disclaimer: I am not a medical, psychological or psychiatric professional. This post contains advice from my personal experience. Every case of PPD, Postpartum Anxiety, and in extreme cases, Postpartum Psychosis is unique to that individual. If you are suffering from any of these illnesses, please seek professional help immediately. If you feel like you will harm yourself or your baby, please seek … [Read more...]