Hi, I’m Amanda

And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

Luke 13:16

YESHUA HAS SET ME FREE!

Isaiah 61:1-3 King James Version (KJV)

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.

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Hello, everyone! I’m Amanda. I stand with scars of both my body and my mind…my SOUL…and I am proud to say that God has made me new again.

The human SOUL is so important to God!

Read about what Yeshua went through for us to have whole souls in Isaiah 53!

This Passage in The Word of God is SO PERSONAL for me as my soul was broken! ♥

(more to come on the broken soul later with expanded testimony).

The Lord Jesus Christ delivered me from Bulimia at 22.   I have dealt with Bipolar disorder since the manic outburst at age 18. In 2003 I majored in psychology at a liberal arts college in my hometown, where I fell in love with the study of the human mind. I used to believe with all my heart (and heavily encouraged others) that therapy/counseling can really help you develop new insights to life and get better. That all that was the answer…NOT. I sit here at 32 years old in awe at the truth that has been revealed to me by Jesus Christ through my own experience  in 2017. Everything I have ever known and sworn by in the mental health community is now dead.

It was all demonic.

I grew up with the mentality that I never actually added up. Tremendous anger…rage, envy, comparison, frustration, self-hatred, and eventually self-harm. Disgust at my own reflection. The majority of my life I considered myself defect. People were not my friends and they better than me, or even against me because I believed so in my heart. Oh, how I fought so hard against my body-which has been healthy for the most part of my life. I can never add up the hours spent degrading & slandering my own part in creation. I declared myself a mistake.

I loved the way I wanted to look more than G-d. For years, 24/7 around the clock, everything was about not messing up, and getting closer to beautiful.  I would go over everything I ate that day, weigh myself, and then over exercise myself to pieces. Anything to get there. I’ve dealt with the fear of rejection or abandonment all of my life because of being a bullied, very heavy child. In all of my failures, the eating disorder was the dictator of my life.  I just knew if I lost a little more, and then a little more…that I would be accepted. I would have a normal teenage life, an actual boyfriend who would like me for me.

That’s not the truth.

I was such a very depressed child and teen, and always confused with what was wrong with me. I felt I was different. Looking back there was so much negativity and bad/sad experiences. It was the horrific, strange events and experiences that led to my psychiatric diagnosis. I was infatuated with a Sergeant of the U.S. Army and wound up running away to Radcliff, KY and Fort Knox to be with him for a few days. I was insane and out of my mind because I was demon posessed. Parents: Monitor your teens internet activity from time to time, because you just never know…
This was just the beginning.

I began to cut. The scars of self harm remain on my body to this day.  Cutting is a demonic behavior. It says so in The Bible:

Mark 5:1-5  (KJV)

1 And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes.

And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,

Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains:

Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.

And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.

 

So at age 18 that my family and I discovered “I’d been living my entire young life undiagnosed with Bipolar disorder.” Nope. It’s ABSOLUTELY NOT what I have thought all these years. My current understanding is that what happened to me was a full, all-out demonic possession. At 16 years of age I began to practice Yoga at the local gym in ignorance. I had never heard of yoga, and certainly not the truth about it being a WIDE OPEN DOOR to demonic possession. I never heard about the Kundalini spirit and opening of Chakras until just this year of 2017. I believe this was where it all began for me. I have shared a tiny testimony video at the bottom of this page about it all.

The Bipolar diagnosis brought along a handful of hospitalizations, routine maintenance Cognitive Behavioral therapy, and medications. Because of the obstacles that followed, I found myself at the foot of The Cross, where true healing begins. Turns out this whole thing is a spiritual battle. Mental illnesses (and physical diseases, even Cancer) are really demonic and can be cast out in the Name of Jesus if you are born again! It’s called Deliverance Ministry.

Turns out, I don’t need a psychiatrist and a handful of pills twice a day, I need Jesus. I just found out myself and have much editing to do to my blog now that I know the truth. Do not stop your meds on your own. I’m a work in progress. Psychology and psychiatric drugs is what mankind uses instead of the healing and deliverance that is in The Bible. The healing that Jesus provides has ZERO side effects and sets you completely free, not just helping you get by. Praise God!

Mark 16:17-18 (KJV) 17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; 18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

Once you’ve tasted living water, you can’t go back.

I have much to say about this as I am in the midst of a breakthrough event of a lifetime right now! God has shown me even more clearly the true root of it all!

The LORD God ALMIGHTY of ISRAEL sent me a very personal Word/Prophecy for the year of 2018. This is spot on! It has been happening all year, even to this day!

2018 Personal Prophecy through Brother Dave Atkinson

12:56 p.m.

“Hello Amanda, how are you? You have got to hear this. The Lord put this prophetic word on the heart of a man of God, for you and the Body of Christ, and I was told to share it with you.

This is the year of new beginnings for you, a year like you have never experienced before. Old things have passed away! You will experience new opportunities, new advancements, and new miracles. I see where Satan has attacked you in the past, and hindered a lot of things.

The Lord is going to give you something this year that will take you to a whole new position in Him. You’re blessed and highly favored of The Lord. He made you the head, and not the tail, to lend and not to borrow. He will give you beauty for ashes and show you the purpose of your destiny! This is your year!!!! Does this make any sense to you?”

I’ve never been more alive. I will keep you posted ♥

 

34 thoughts on “Hi, I’m Amanda”

  1. Mandi, May I reblog The Secret to Life…tomorrow on Better Endings? If you like, send along a bio and the web info you would want to share. Linda Watts

    1. Hello Dr. Watts, I’d love for you to reblog The Secret to Life if you like! Sounds like a plan! 🙂
      I am currently in the process of submitting a brief bio for you to include at Better Endings. I am sending it to the ‘contact us’ at betterendingsnow.com
      Thanks! -Mandi

      1. Thank you so much, Linda! It means so much that you did! It is very much appreciated. Blessings, always, Mandi 🙂

  2. Hey Mandi! I’m glad I read your about me section here, as we have a lot in common. I am also Bipolar with Mania. I am also a recovering Bulimic for 11 years now. Still working on it. I’m stable with medicine for bipolar, but still find it hard. I’m glad we have a lot in common. Nice meeting you!!!!

    1. Hey there! I am very glad you read the about me too, I am still checking your stuff out, Its so great to connect with someone who can really relate, you know? Grats on recovery and in doing your best with the Bipolar. Its a pleasure to meet you too! Looking forward to reading your upcoming work!!! ❤

  3. Hi Mandi! Thank you for following me at Words and Wanderings! Your outlook on life is inspirational, and it’s great to meet a kindred spirit — who knows what she wants and goes for it. I will keep an eye out for more of your posts. 🙂

  4. Hey there Mandi. Awesome to find you here. It’s night here in my neck of the woods, but am looking forward to checking out some of your posts tomorrow. I’m a Christian too. Take medication for anxiety and depression. I’m great on it, and scared of myself without it.
    Blessings =)
    –Staci (A God Coloured Girl in a Grey World)

  5. I just wanted to say how much I appreciate the follow of our blog. I never want to take it for granted.
    A Servant
    P.S. Next week I’ll be introducing a new blog idea and will be asking for input. I sure would like for you to chime in with what you think.

  6. I Amanda! Thank you for what you are doing with your blog! I was encouraged and enjoyed reading it. I look forward to reading more on it. Also, thanks for stopping by my blog. Have a nice day and much peace and love to you. 🙂

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