Happy Thanksgiving to all my followers.
I was thinking this morning how I wished I could meet each of you and hear your story. Especially if you struggle or have struggled with depression, anxiety, OCD, etc, what I could learn from you.
I would love to know what has helped and what hasn’t. What I haven’t focused on enough, what I should focus on more.
I know for sure that some of you are not going to have a great Thanksgiving. I can remember some that weren’t so great myself. Depression had stolen my joy. I can remember just wanting the holidays to be over.
There’s almost nothing worse than seeing everyone else’s happiness while you feel so empty inside.
I am praying for you. I am praying for you to find something in your life today for which you can be thankful. I know that gratitude can be a wonderful mood-lifter.
For those of you who have been able to leave mental illness in the dust, I pray for your continued progress. For those of you still struggling, I promise to continue writing messages of hope and encouragement.
For all of you, I pray a day of peace from worry, anger, anxiety, fear, etc. I am truly grateful for each of you and say thank-you to all of you. I know there are many of you lurking in the shadows as my stats show that. That’s OK. I know you’re there and I am grateful.
God bless and Happy Thanksgiving.