My Depression Journey ~ Part V and Finale

“Praise the Lord; praise God our Savior. For each day He carries us in His arms.” Psalms‬ ‭68:19‬ IF the doctors were correct, and IF by a slim chance I had depression, I would learn to “COPE” with the difficult effects of depression, and that’s what I did for 24 years. Coping skills helped some, … Continue reading My Depression Journey ~ Part V and Finale

My Depression Journey ~ If I Tried Harder To Not Be Depressed, Depression Would Go Away: Part Four of Five

Part four in the series My Depression Journey. “Praise the Lord; praise God our Savior. For each day He carries us in His arms.” Psalms‬ ‭68:19‬ I remember the first person who told me they had depression. My friend, Julie. Julie and I were counselors at church camp. One afternoon, on my way back to … Continue reading My Depression Journey ~ If I Tried Harder To Not Be Depressed, Depression Would Go Away: Part Four of Five

My Depression Journey ~ How Did I Get Depression?: Part Two of Five

Part 2 in the series My Depression Journey. “Praise the Lord; praise God our Savior! For each day He carries us in His arms. Psalms‬ ‭68:19‬ ‭ There were many reasons why I refused to accept a diagnosis of depression. One being, “how did I get depression?” There had to be a reason and until … Continue reading My Depression Journey ~ How Did I Get Depression?: Part Two of Five

My Depression Journey ~ The Beginning: Part One of Five

Part one in the series My Depression Journey. “Praise the Lord; praise God our Savior! For each day He carries us in His arms. Psalms‬ ‭68:19‬ ‭ The first time I was diagnosed with clinical depression was in October of 1983. The purpose for my doctor’s visit was a follow up to a lengthy illness. … Continue reading My Depression Journey ~ The Beginning: Part One of Five

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Thoughts

At least once a day or more, my mind is bombarded with “woulda, coulda, shoulda” thoughts. Oftentimes these thoughts distract and derail me from being fully engaged in my day because my mind is dwelling on the past few minutes or hours. It’s hard to let go of mistakes made, ill-spoken words, times of being … Continue reading Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Thoughts

How to Combat Evil

...who gave Himself for our sins, so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.The Bible Galatians 1:4 ....making the most of your time, because the days are evil.The Bible, Ephesians 5:15 Evil days aren’t something new. Paul’s letter to the church in Galatia … Continue reading How to Combat Evil