Monthly Archives: September 2012

126. Lies and Truth

Jane’s negative self-esteem kept her in a black cloud of depression. She took medication to dampen the symptoms, saw a counselor to help her deal with her everyday life, and met with her pastor every month to bring the word … Continue reading

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125. Depression Care Givers

Depression is, to me, the most painful thing that can happen to a person. If you have suffered from major depression, you know what I’m talking about. Depression is also very painful for anyone who lives with a depressed person. … Continue reading

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124. The Lord is My Banner

Jehovah Nissi means “The Lord is my banner.” What a wonderful truth this is. Each day as I go out, I go out under the banner of my Lord. As we are in battle with depression, loneliness, grief, bitterness, loss … Continue reading

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123. The Song of One Depressed

This is a poem I wrote that reflects my experience with major depression. It addresses the Spiritual side of healing. Another day of darkness; No hope but only fear. O, how I miss Your presence, And long to have You … Continue reading

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122. Self-Compassion III

What are the elements of self-compassion? Self-talk. When we talk to ourselves in our minds, instead of being negative, critical, and judgmental, we are supportive of ourselves. “I made some mistakes in my past, but this is a new day … Continue reading

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121. My Brother Bill on Psychotherapy

As I mentioned in my first post on the difference between psychotherapy and counseling, my brother Bill is a deep-healing psychotherapist, with a doctorate in psychology. By the way, he is Dr. Wally in my book Too Late in the … Continue reading

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120. Self-Compassion II

Your self-esteem is the measure of how well you think you are doing. For a person depressed self-esteem is experienced through a black cloud that paints the past, present, and future in a murky shade of grey. The problem is … Continue reading

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