Christianity Isn't "Insta Pretty."
"1 out of 4 people suffer from mental illness. Look around you, and chances are out of the closest 3 people, 1 of you may be suffering from mental illness. Elizabeth speaks volumes from her own experience battling mental illness and how it is not a personal problem, but a communal one for which we are all responsible to address."
Imagine what would happen if we treated physical illness the way we treat mental illness. People would be walking around with broken bones, serious cases of the flu, and no hope for improvement or healing.
7th grade girls are asking questions about bondage and S&M. Many of them have seen "50 Shades of Grey," and wonder if a boy wants to hit me, tie me up and stalk me, does that mean he loves me?
Two men committed suicide at the age of 21, but the attempts took place 10 years apart. Only one of the two men survived, and he's now the first person in the United States to wear another person's face.
"We want to control our process. We want to control how others view us. We want to control the outcome. But this is not how God has created us to function or called us to live if we’re going to experience the fullness of life. And you probably know this with your head but your nature fights against it by habit."