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Thirst

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Photo taken by contributor Captivating Bitter, a woman in her thirties who has struggled with anxiety and depression for most of her life. She has survived emotional abuse, sexual abuse and rape. She has survived suicide attempts and years of self-harm. After wandering her way through life unable to trust and barely feeling alive, she is now fighting to live a healthy life. She has been reading, journaling, blogging and working hard to heal. She is finally taking care of herself and starting to feel better.

About this photo: “Sometimes I thirst for something and nothing seems to quench the thirst that feels like a swelling ache in my soul. I try to satiate this with movies, music, books, conversation, entertainment…but ultimately I come to realize that it is the sweet call of my Maker… inviting me to come on a walk with him and showing me the wild world he created.”

Find more from Captivating Bitter at her blog.

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4 comments on “Thirst

  1. daveyone1
    September 2, 2017
  2. maureenjenner
    September 2, 2017

    Reblogged this on Musings of a Penpusher and commented:
    Intriguing picture made me stop and take a longer look; then I read the article and was glad I stopped by.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. autisticaplanet
    September 4, 2017

    It has been said that there is a God shaped hole in us and only by accepting Him into our life will that hole be filled.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. spencersamalvin
    September 6, 2017

    Very cool . . and deep . . I actually come to the same realization or recognition at times . . thanks for sharin’! . .

    Like

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