I so thought I had shared James’ testimony prior to starting the Power Of Our Testimony section😥 I shared it on Facebook and not here. I am so sorry everyone!
Every single one of us deal with depression in one way or another over the years. Some have turned to sex and substance abuse as a means to cope. Others have chosen, sadly, to take there own lives.
We are all broken people. But there is hope. James found his hope in Jesus Christ.
I pray you will seek God during your brokenness instead of turning to the world’s way of coping. God heals! God guides! God nurtures! God loves when no one else does!
I was in my young twenties, and went swimming at a public pool. The lifeguard was cute. But I knew I had no chance with her. You see, I was part of a group for which the pool had been exclusively reserved. We were a group of…
When you’re a mental patient you can get locked up. But after you get out you can getlocked out; locked out of people’s hearts. Sometimes once you reveal your mental illness, everything you do and say is interpreted by others through their lens of mental illness (they don’t seeyouanymore; they see every movie and newscast distortion of mental illness).
For example, you can’t get too upset about injustice, or they get worried about their safety around you. You can’t get too excited and animated, or they say you are agitated and worry about their safety around you. But the worst response…
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Wow! Today marks the 8th year anniversary of me giving my testimony on stage at the Wrestling For Your Life Men's Conference. I remember listening to the opening worship band and my phone rings😮 Seeing who called I stepped out of the auditorium and took the call. It was Angie calling to tell me she… Continue reading Reflections On Giving My Testimony
This series entitled I Am Second is powerful. Some of you may have heard of it. Maybe some of you have even seen a few of the videos. Well, I am going to be sharing a few of the videos here on my blog. Because...well...testimonies are powerful and they resonate with everyone even if their… Continue reading I Am Second: Ryan Ries | Founder Of The Whosoevers
Today is the 6th year anniversary of Dear Porn Star: Please Forgive Me. This post garnished more discussion outside of WordPress up to and including sex forums than anything I have written since. This post "put" my name out there I guess one could say. It has touched and changed more lives than I will… Continue reading Dear Porn Star: Please Forgive Me