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Casey Smith
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But, how do you live life sober?
I have butterflies in my stomach as I type this. I'm about to share something so very personal in the hopes of it helping someone else. I am a drug addict. I am an alcoholic. I spent 79 days in treatment getting sober and learning (and continuously learning...
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Even If You Don't My Hope Is You Alone
I have such a heavy heart today. Actually, if I'm being honest, I've had such a heavy heart for weeks, months and now it's coming up on years. With each new coping mechanism I try, medication, exercise (which lasted all of a week), to professional therapy t...
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And Soon Your Grief Will Turn Into Joy (John 16:20)
Do you ever feel in the background? Whether it be a social situation, at work, with your own family and friends, or even to God's masterful plan? How I feel right about now. It's been only one agonizing, short, insanely long, painful, torturous month since ...
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Why is it that God leads us in this way, allowing such strong and constant pressure on us?
Because, one of His purposes is to show us His all-sufficient strength and grace more effectively than if we were free from difficulties and trials. I get that... I really do. I just wish our difficulty and trial didn't involve cancer. "We have this treasur...
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Good Lord, Where Are You?
If You really do exist,        why don't You come out of hiding and             do something about this creature in distress (me) I am physically weary I am mentally depressed I am spiritually defeated I can't eat, can't sleep. I am like garbage           d...
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It's OK to Cry
Did ya'll know that? It's ok to cry? I didn't... until last night. The hospice nurse had just left and I was in my room pretending to put up laundry, but really sobbing out of self pity. I wanted to try and stop before I went back out there and watched anot...
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So This is Hospice?
This is the post I never hoped to write. The battle is ending and we did not win. We have won the war, but not the battle. I cannot even begin to put into words how much I love my mom. She is my best friend. She is my go to person. She is everything. People...
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Israel's Only Savior (and mine)
43   But now, this is what the  Lord  says—      he who created  you, Jacob,      he who formed  you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed  you;      I have summoned you by name;  you are mine. 2  When you pass through the waters,      I will be with y...
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Post 19: When You Have Faith, You Need Never Retreat
God is mighty! He is able to deliver; Faith can victor be in every trying hour; Fear and care and sin and sorrow be defeated By our faith in God's almost, conquering power. Have faith in God, the sun will shine, Though dark the clouds may be today; His hear...
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Day 18: When Doctors Don't See A Way, GOD CAN FIND A WAY
I'm currently sitting in the parking lot at Renaissance while on my lunch break. I literally have no words for what I'm about to type other than what I'm going to say.... I'm walking out to my car to take my lunch break later than usual and see a text from ...
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