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

What Is Your Ambition?

“My ambition has always been to preach the Good News where the name of Christ has never been heard, rather than where a church has already been started by someone else.” Romans 15:2. The Apostle Paul was one ambitious person. God planted the desire in his heart to preach the Good News to people who … Continue reading What Is Your Ambition?

The Sweet Smell of Victory

Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. Ephesians 6:13 Contrary to what you may think, your spouse, children, friends, job, etc., are not the source of your struggles. The Bible tells us … Continue reading The Sweet Smell of Victory

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