Beauty in the Gloom

Photo taken by first-time contributor Sam, a soon-to-be teenager from the very South of Texas. Sam lives with severe Attention Deficit Disorder. The challenges he experiences due to lack of focus or hyper focus make it especially hard for him at school. He wishes that other kids would take ADD more seriously, and not just use it as an excuse to get... Continue Reading →

Port In A Storm

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “We all face storms. Sometimes we must wait them out in not the best of accommodations. But we wait them out. We must, knowing that the skies will clear and that bluer skies can lead to... Continue Reading →

Mission Espada

Photos taken by contributor John G. Evans, a man who has been suffering for many years from what is now known to be a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from a trauma faced during military service time. His artistic accomplishments began in 1972 while he was serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. He purchased his first camera and took photographs of his journeys,... Continue Reading →

Natural Living Beauty

Please welcome first-time contributor John G. Evans, a man who has been suffering since 1972 from what is now known to be a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from a trauma faced during military service time. He has discovered that photography and poetry have allowed him a second chance at life, and have released him of his depressive states... Continue Reading →

Untitled

Photo taken by contributor Shelby Hall, a 22-year-old mother from Dallas, Texas. Before her boys were born, she had a difficult relationship with her now fiancé, in part due to his struggles with drug addiction. She suffered from depression through much of their early relationship as a result of being unable to cope. Loving someone with addiction can... Continue Reading →

The Peace Of Wild Things

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “For family reasons, we have just moved from the desert Southwest of Texas to the lush green area of North Texas. It has been quite a pleasant adjustment to the green of the earth. It... Continue Reading →

Looking Up

Please welcome new contributor Laura SQ aka Mrs Bipolarity, a woman from Texas who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2002. After more than a decade, Laura decided to break her silence and come out as having bipolar disorder, much to the shock of most of the people in her life. She is now a passionate mental... Continue Reading →

Paint With What You Got

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “I can remember as a kid at grade school, I was always envious of the kids that showed up with the huge 92 pack of crayons. Heck, that big box even had... Continue Reading →

More than a Game

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “As a kid, I loved baseball. I loved playing it, watching it and I most certainly treasured riding my bike to the closest store to get a pack of baseball cards. Mike,... Continue Reading →

Becoming a Classic

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “I don’t know what age this truck is, but I am pretty sure that I am older. In the span of seeing this old truck and in the short time walking towards... Continue Reading →

The Road

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: Midway in Our Journey “Just when we’re softened by the years, when we have enough experience to see for ourselves, our maps are torn from us. This can be frightening, but... Continue Reading →

Before the Journey

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “The way up may be pretty and appear safe, but you still have to climb up the steps. It is nice to have a safe and comfortable place to gather yourself until... Continue Reading →

Torn

Please welcome first-time contributor Shelby Hall, a 22-year-old mother from Dallas, Texas. Before her boys were born, she had a difficult relationship with her boyfriend (now fiancé) in part due to his struggles with drug addiction. She suffered from depression through much of their early relationship as a result of being unable to cope. Loving someone with... Continue Reading →

One Step at a Time

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: "Our surroundings and our environment can be so bright and the colors so full of life. Yet our walk remains uphill and we feel we are on the wrong street. It... Continue Reading →

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