I am busy making the final touches on my new book. I have a number of setbacks because of an ongoing health issue plus major damage to our yard and the consequent follow up with various professional services. But I'm back on track and determined to get it done. Today's post is all about words. The section in the book has a great deal to say about the words we speak to ourselves and to others when depressed. Words matter. They matter a lot.
An unusual Mother’s Day message for each of you.
(I led a Bible study for years and I wrote this for a group of young women. I hope you find it helpful whatever your age.) Sisters in Christ,I wanted to share this with you because I've sensed that some of you are grappling with some of the very issues that plagued me at your … Continue reading An unusual Mother’s Day message for each of you.
Are you harder on yourself than even God?
Many a person has deflected criticism by shouting their mea culpas so loudly no one dares say anything that might sound like criticism. They use their mea culpas to fend off any criticism. Right? I'm sure you've run into people like that. They're always putting themselves down about something but never make any changes in … Continue reading Are you harder on yourself than even God?
When we’re the only ones who know about our sin
While depression is not sin, sin may have got you there and sin may well keep you there. Don't let that happen to you. Accept the forgiveness that is...........