The joy of the Lord is my strength. I hope you enjoy this post by a fellow believer.

Cupcakes and Cloth Diapers

anxiety

I’ve suffered with varying degrees of anxiety for as long as I can remember. I don’t really understand why, except to say that I’ve always been somewhat of a perfectionist and have a deep desire to please others. I have never been medicated for my anxiety, although I’m certain there have been periods in my life where medication would help me greatly. I can remember having anxiety attacks in my early 20’s and feeling like the world was literally spinning out of control. One instance was in Disneyland. I remember sitting down on the ground in the middle of Disney’s California Adventure with my best friend at the time and crying because of the overwhelmed panic I felt.

When I became a Christian when I was 16, I knew that my anxiety was sinful and wrong and that I shouldn’t be feeling this way constantly. I knew that it was…

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