“If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”~Fred Rogers American television host, author, producer, and Presbyterian minister Fred Rogers … Continue reading Random Quote for March 20, 2021
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun I spent the first half of my life searching for “family.” Yes, I have my immediate blood family, but I always knew there was more to it than just my parents and siblings. I have a boatload of aunts, uncles, and cousins, at least half of whom are on the other … Continue reading The Comfort of Family
"There's nothing, repeat, nothing to be ashamed of when you're going through a depression. If you get help, the chances of your licking it are really good. But, you have to get yourself onto a safe path."~Mike Wallace American journalist and newscaster Mike Wallace was born on this day in 1918.
I have a confession to make. I suffer from depression. I suppose if I'd been honest with myself or been more knowledgeable, I might have recognized it earlier in my life and been treated sooner. But see, I grew up in a time when mental illness, or mental health for that matter, was never discussed. … Continue reading Writing and Depression