Hey there my long lost friends! Sorry for the late release of this blog, but life has been super busy these past few weeks. As most of you know, because I might have mentioned it a few (dozen or so) times, the last few weeks in our house have felt somewhat like a rollercoaster with emotional, financial, and even physical strains and challenges as we have worked really hard at getting two college freshmen settled in new environments. The boys and Ray have handled the process and moves and adjustments like pros, but me, well, I have frequently demonstrated less polish and gracefulness than I would have liked, and yes that means a large number of ugly cries at the most inopportune times!
This leads me to what is on my heart today on the subject of mental health. While I was studying at Heritage Christian University in Florence, Alabama, this past week, I had the opportunity to attend a Ladies Mental Health Program presented by HCU. This was a very beneficial program to attend, and we were privileged to hear from ladies sharing their own personal stories of mental health struggles as well as practitioners in t