Category Archives: Changing Your Thinking

318. Living with Treatment Resistant Depression

Depression is predicted to be the second most common illness in the United States by 2010. Clinical depression – not situational depression – affects some 15 million adults a year. That’s a lot of people suffering with chronic symptoms, many … Continue reading

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313. Forgetting Yourself

Owen Barfield wrote of C. S. Lewis: “At a certain stage in his life, he deliberately ceased to take any interest in himself…I suggest what began as deliberate choice became at length (as he no doubt always intended it should) … Continue reading

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311. Questions and Answers

“Who are you, Lord?” Paul asked on the road to Damascus in Acts 9. This was in response to the voice of Jesus: “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?” Five verses later, the Lord spoke to Ananias, and he … Continue reading

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310. Don’t Take Things Personally

Jesus tells His disciples in Matthew 6 not to take things personally but to forgive others who sin against you. He exemplified His advice when He forgave those who crucified Him. I once tutored a college student who took everything … Continue reading

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309. Fame, Fortune, and Depression

Robert O’Donnell was a paramedic who saved a young girl fallen into a well. He was famous, and he loved all the attention. When the attention ended, he fell himself – into clinical depression. Eight years after his 15 minutes … Continue reading

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308. The Fear of God

The fear of the Lord is as unpopular a topic these days as the consequences of sin and eternal damnation. But the Bible says it’s the beginning of wisdom and leads us to life. To me, the fear of God … Continue reading

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Forget It!

Everyone has stress; it’s a normal part of life. Getting up, going to work, driving a car, having a disagreeable discussion, catching a cold, and a poor night’s sleep are staples in the diet of everyday men and women. The … Continue reading

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