Monthly Archives: January 2013

161. On Vacation

There will be no posts on triumphoverdepression.org next week. On Tuesday, January 29, I’d suggest you read Isaiah 43, especially the first five verses. It’s about God’s great lovingkindness to you. This chapter offered me great solace when I was … Continue reading

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160. Response to a Panic Attack

It was May 16, 2006, when I experienced a panic attack so severe I didn’t  know who I was when looking into a mirror. I had been depressed, but this event came out of the blue.  I was so out … Continue reading

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159. Panic Disorder

The following came from Johns Hopkins Health Alerts. Panic Disorder: Sudden and Terrifying Anxiety is a common, normal, and often useful response to life’s challenges and dangers. But in people who suffer from an anxiety disorder, anxiety levels spin out … Continue reading

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158. Benefits of Spirituality Affirmed

A recent University of Missouri study highlighting the positive role of spirituality in recovering from physical and mental health conditions reaffirms what previous NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) surveys have revealed. Forty percent of respondents living with depression reported … Continue reading

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157. The Filter of Truth

A continuation of the previous blog. In the fall of 2010, after six months of poor sleeping that was edging me into depression again, I had lost hold of Jeremiah 29:11. I did not trust that God had plans to … Continue reading

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156. Trust God

We need to trust God the most in those things we have least control over. Depression is such a thing. When I didn’t know how I was going to make it through the next hour, much less the rest of … Continue reading

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155. Do Something for Someone Else

When I was deep in depression and seeking any way out, the Holy Spirit prompted me to find someone in great need and satisfy that need, rather than feeling sorry for myself. With further prompting, I stopped by a local … Continue reading

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