Hope is the first step in conquering depression. You have to believe you can. God says He has plans to give you hope. Read about that here.
This can be a really hard time if your are dealing with depression. I can remember a particular Christmas season years ago when I thought I wouldn't get through the season without a complete breakdown. One night I was wrapping gifts for my daughter-in-law and everything just came crashing down. I felt defeated. The elephant … Continue reading How are you doing? I mean “really”.
I think most of us figure that when we're struggling with something, it's all about us, what we're experiencing and what we're supposed to learn from it, but that's not necessarily true. It might be that we are going through a struggle so that down the road we can be of help to someone else, … Continue reading It isn’t always about you.
I want to be sure that when I write about depression (and will also be including this in my book), that you understand that I know we are all living different lives. I was just at my daughter's for Halloween. Her and her husband work full-time. They have two young boys, one is ten, the … Continue reading I want to be sure you understand, I get it.
Sometimes God interjects Himself in such unexpected ways, you almost lose your breath. It's like you've been caught in a swirling wind that spins you around and when it leaves, you ask yourself, "What just happened?" At other times, it's like a whisper of a breeze that tickles your face and you don't even realize … Continue reading *Don’t quit praying when you are discouraged*