I thought I would share some of the books that I have found helpful in thinking through depression from a biblical perspective.
I feel as if the feeling of depression has kidnaped me and brought me deep into the bowels of the earth. A deep cave where there is only darkness. Not only that but this cave has collapsed on me and I am unable to move. The darkness will not lift, the heavy weight of tiredness lack of energy and numbness is all over me.
Your teens are being encouraged to look and act a certain way, they feel constantly judged and measured as if there is a mirror that follows them around and at any moment that mirror will post pictures to instagram.
In the course of life you be asked questions from hurting people. Your family may tearfully ask why? Your kids may ask why does this hurt?
The Bible has much to say about fear and anxiety, however lately this one verse has really had an impact on my heart.
An aftershock is a smaller earthquake that occurs after a previous large earthquake, in the same area of the main shock. If an aftershock is larger than the main shock, the aftershock is redesignated as the main shock and the original main shock is redesignated as a foreshock. -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aftershock I can rightly say that my... Continue Reading →
This world will kill you. For some it is a slow process, a slow death of body and mind. When you spend your first 10 years of adult life at war this death can overwhelm you. When you are thrust into a world where bodies are stacked like driftwood. When you respond to a vehicle... Continue Reading →