Monthly Archives: November 2013

245. Bringing Hope to Those in Dark Places

How important it is for us to learn to pray through our circumstances.                                                                                  – A.B. Simpson I was stricken with depression in 2006 and didn’t learn to triumphantly pray through this fearful condition until 2009 – four years later. The … Continue reading

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244. The Storms of Life

We thought the calm and peaceful days would never end, but suddenly came a wintry blast that chilled us to the bone – in the guise of a lost job, a child taken in the bloom of life, a spouse … Continue reading

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243. Quantum Physics

Quantum physics is a branch of science that deals with discrete, indivisible units of energy called quanta as described by the Quantum Theory. This atomic world, unlike anything we can see, is not one of mere chance. As Albert Einstein … Continue reading

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242. Changing Your Focus

When we are depressed or otherwise in darkness, our mind, emotions, and will are all focused on us. I knew this in depression and knew that focusing on myself almost exclusively was not healthy. This self-centeredness persisted until I finally … Continue reading

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241. Mindfulness

Living in the past is a contributor to depression. Living in the future is a contributor to anxiety. Mindfulness is the act of experiencing life in the present moment. We were good at mindfulness when we were children, swinging at … Continue reading

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240. Five Traits that can Cause Depression

The twenty-first century is starting to be called the age of melancholy, that is, feeling down or being downright depressed. It is well understood that traumatic events can cause depression; just look at the soldiers returning from Afghanistan. A less … Continue reading

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239. Become a Confirmed Non-Perfectionist

Many of us are plagued with the desperate compulsion to be perfect. We operate in a world where we are taught that anything less than total flawlessness is utter failure. This includes school grades, job assignments, household chores, measuring up … Continue reading

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