Beyond the Shadowlands
Seeking Truth, Love, and Unity
Hi guys. I am a writer with a degree in English and a background in reading over 600 books (and continuing). In my writing I touch on truth, faith, psychology, personal narrative, fiction, poems, purpose, culture, politics, worldview, and more. I will be uploading pieces I’ve written for magazines, newspapers, class assignments, and personal pieces, as well as continue to write new posts. Please let me know what you like, dislike, and want to see more of. Thanks!
Check out some of my Posts:
This post is long overdo. I’ve started to write it 5 or 6 times over the years, but until recently found it to be too difficult to write. I have had difficulty in figuring out how in depth or how to describe certain aspects. I have decided to write more broadly with a focus onContinue reading “Manic/religious experience in 2017, Part 1”
When I went home my mind was very fuzzy and simple-minded. I didn’t want to hang out with friends because I felt ashamed of what had happened. My parents also worried that my friends would not understand, and I could potentially lose friendships. Or perhaps they were jut worried while I was Manic? I cannotContinue reading “Picking up the pieces: The years after my Manic attack, Part 1”
During this period where I did not have a job, I did do some reflecting. I thought about who I was as a person, my personality, strengths, and weaknesses. I thought about what had happened to me for the last few years. I thought about why I was an English major as an undergrad. IContinue reading “A New Life Chapter: Finding Purpose”
The years after my manic experience I had a spiritual, mental, and physical depression. Mentally, doctors have all agreed that depression follows mania as part of the Bipolar 1 cycle. Physically, I missed the electric, drug-like feelings that were surging in my body during my mania. Perhaps, one could call them withdrawals? My body wasContinue reading “Mania and Depression reflections”
Follow My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.