Rotating 180 Degrees

Rotating 180 Degrees

Bunmi’s Story: Exhausted by the grind of my second year as a general surgery resident, I tried to energize myself by recalling my big dreams. I planned to enter a fellowship program to further specialize, become an academic surgeon with built-in research time,...
Hiding in a Dark Place

Hiding in a Dark Place

Lisa’s Story: Quite a few years ago I tried to hide from God while in a relationship I knew was wrong. John was a tall, athletic, good-looking college student from a well-to-do family who swept me off my feet. He had a way about him, making me feel like I was...
God, Why Won’t You Heal?

God, Why Won’t You Heal?

Ginna’s Story: A little over 7 years ago my world was forever sweetly rocked when Grace Anne came into this world. In the midst of having a very difficult time getting pregnant, God truly woke me up in the middle of the night (a first time, for sure) with the verse...
Suicide Impacted My Family

Suicide Impacted My Family

Elizabeth’s Story: I haven’t written about Matt in almost twenty years. My charming, gifted older cousin committed suicide when I was 22 and he was a young lawyer on the brink of his successful life. When the phone rang, I picked it up at my parents’ house. “Matt’s...
Wow, My Husband is an Alcoholic

Wow, My Husband is an Alcoholic

Sandy’s Story: My life was moving right along according to “The Plan.” I met my future husband in college, we started our careers, got married at 26, bought a house at 28, had our first baby at 30, our second baby at 32. However, somewhere along the way Tom...