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Faith

easterThis is going to be a short post – it being Easter and all. I wanted to say how important faith is when you are living with a mental illness. I believe in God. Maybe you don’t. That’s cool.

Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous focus on a “Higher Power.” I think you need to find you higher power be that Jesus or a God or Allah or a un-religious Higher Power. I wouldn’t have made it this far without my faith. I need to know that someone’s got my back. I need to know there is a plan. I need to know that all this pain is not in vain.

I know this is a touchy subject and expect the comments to confirm that and that’s okay. I just believe living with a mental illness is a little easier when you have some Higher Power in your corner. Let me know your thoughts.

And with that I am off to enjoy a family Easter Day.

P.S. My birthday is the 21st so any birthday wish is welcome and appreciated. 🙂

 

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Faith


Elaina J. Martin


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APA Reference
Martin, E. (2014). Faith. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 20, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/being-bipolar/2014/04/20/faith/

 

Last updated: 16 Apr 2014
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