Guest Posts

5 Things to Know About Door of Hope (Help for Self-Harm)

Director and Founder of Door of Hope 4 Teens and Young Adults, Debra Cornacchia, gives TheHopeLine an inside look at how they provide help for those struggling with self-harm. Door of Hope Started from Debra’s Own Struggles with Self-Harm Door of Hope was birthed out of founder, Debra’s emotional pain and her struggles. She had self-harmed from…

We All Go Through Dark Times

Your Journey May Be Dark But That Doesn’t Mean It’s Hopeless Guest Blog written by: Jarrid Wilson, founder of Anthem of Hope.  Anthem of Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to illuminating hope for those battling brokenness, depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicide and addiction. WHO HAVE I BECOME? I remember sitting in my room one night…

Skillet's John Cooper talks about "Stars" song in The Shack

John Cooper, from Skillet, Talks About The Song, “Stars”

Skillet’s song, “Stars” is featured in the movie, The Shack. John Cooper, lead vocalist for Skillet, talks about writing the song “Stars” and what the song means to him personally.  He shares some personal struggles he had as a teenager.  And he talks about how his song came to be on the soundtrack of the…

battling an eating disorder

Battling an Eating Disorder

Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen Guest Blog Written by: Jennifer  Rewind to 2012. It’s a new school year, I’m 24, sitting in a classroom with 18 year olds. “What am I doing with my life, why am I so far behind?” screamed the demons in my head, day in and day out. I’d go…

disordered eating

Disordered Eating

(a poem by Maddie Trainor) Eating disorder, noun. Any disorder characterized by severe disturbances in eating habits, characterized by Me, noun. Any person characterized by disordered eating, characterized by one-hundred-thirty-four-point-eight-on-a-bad (or maybe good; no, bad) day pounds characterized by egg, 70 calories, on top of toast, 80 calories, with a medium banana, 105 calories Watch…