A Letter To My Bipolar Disorder | Pilisa S. Hamrick

Hey you, For eight years you have controlled my life. You infected me at 15 and slowly, quietly, limb by limb, your vines have burst through the membrane of my soul and grown into every part of me. You have settled in, hidden, but in total authority over my body and my mind. Your vines…

When the Abused Kid Grows Up | Pilisa S. Hamrick

Abused children become adults. This sounds obvious, but why does it seem like something so many people forget? I once saw a child abuse PSA on YouTube. The main character was a little girl who ended up in foster care because her mom was a drug addict and her dad was very abusive. The thumbnail…

From the Archives: Falling Away (2010) | Pilisa S. Hamrick

things arent going the way i planned them out to be. you told me to follow you.. you said you loved me. i didnt know what love was. i had never really felt it before. i didnt really feel cared about anymore. i felt dead.. and numb inside. then you spoke to me, and said…

Sample: Hating God | Pilisa S. Hamrick

This is an excerpt from the book Hating God: How the Christian Church is Failing Depressed America–And What to Do About It by Pilisa S. Hamrick. To request a full copy just come up and talk to me! Or you can email me at pilisa.hamrick@gmail.com. “What is our purpose here on Earth as Christians? I like…

The Road So Far | Pilisa S. Hamrick

This time last year I couldn’t care less about God or what he wanted for me. My head filled with lies, I was angry at him for making me sick and taking things I cared about away from me. I lived for the world. Although I was a Christian, I did not practice my faith…