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290. The Greyness of Depression

It was a grey, windy, cold day last Friday as I looked out my den window. Depression is like that. I recall when I was in major depression that my mind was a grey fog of confusion, battered by strong … Continue reading

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285. A State of Being

Many people who have never been depressed think it is a condition of the mind. It is not. Major depression is a state of being that crushes the will, buries the emotions in a grave, and permeates the mind with … Continue reading

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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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258. Five Things Not to Say to Someone Who is Depressed

“Don’t worry. We all get depressed some time or another.”  That’s like telling someone with diabetes that everyone has diabetes some time or another. Depression is not just having a blue day. It is a condition that cripples the emotions, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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