Monthly Archives: February 2014

270. Out of the Dark

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.  ~Anne Lamott

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269. Hope

When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” ~Author Unknown

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268. Oswald Chambers

–          from My Utmost for His Highest, February 17 entry “Depression is apt to turn us away from the ordinary commonplace things of God’s creation, but whenever God comes, the inspiration is to do the most natural simple things – … Continue reading

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267. One Sunday in 2006

From my journal… “The depression was so horrible this afternoon that I cried. Then I cried out to Jesus, ‘Take my hand. Lead me. Simplify my life as I look only to You. I am at the end of my … Continue reading

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266. In This World You Will Have Trouble

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 These are words of great hope for those who … Continue reading

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265. When You Relapse…continued

2. Practice selective hearing. If you’re like me, you’re convinced that you are lazy, stupid, pathetic and weak when you are depressed. Oh, and self-absorbed. To confirm this, you call to mind every comment made in the last decade in … Continue reading

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264. When You Relapse

I have been given permission to use this blog written by Therese Borchard, the author of Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes and The Pocket Therapist: An Emotional Survival Guide. She is Associate … Continue reading

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