Monthly Archives: December 2013

254. Pray for Mercy

The Sunday before last, I saw a woman in church whose face showed deep depression. Throughout the service, she was comforted by her husband and small daughter, though her countenance did not change. I knew that look, for I had … Continue reading

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253. On the Edge of a Great Chasm

There was a scene from many years ago when I was so anxious and the tension in my body so great that it felt as if I had two hernias in my groin that were ready to explode. In meditation, … Continue reading

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252. Simplicity

When you are distraught or depressed, anxious or obsessed, your friends tell you that this or that is the solution to your problems. Though they are earnestly trying to help you, they cannot understand the complexity of your being. Even … Continue reading

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251. The Landscape of My Life

As I suffered through four years of depression, I prayed for divine healing – that is, Jesus healing me on the spot as He did with the man who was blind. God had another plan. First was medication for my … Continue reading

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250. Hurricane

Natalie Grant, a Christian singer/songwriter, wrote a song that came out of her experience with depression following the birth of her third child. The lyrics say that when the rain comes, “Call His name,” and “He’ll find you in the … Continue reading

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249. An Antidote for Drifting Away

“We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.” (Hebrews 2:1) This verse is crucially important  in our spiritual walk but is important also in our natural walk. For example, … Continue reading

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248. Hope

Hope is the love of a little girl for her father. Double left click on the photo to enlarge it and see the deep love in her eyes.

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