A Prayer for Depression

When I'm down, Lord, help me find the strength to press on. When I'm doubtful, remind me that your will is being done, not mine. When I question why I have been burdened with this illness, open my heart to trust you created me perfectly. When I'm tired, encourage me to rest. When I'm frustrated... Continue Reading →


Psalm 61:2: When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

To the Depressed Christian

I close my eyes, turn toward the back of the couch and curl my knees up to my chest. “Don’t hang up,” I cry softly into the phone. “I’m afraid to be alone.” My husband’s coming home early. Today’s one of the bad days. If I admit my thoughts to someone, they’ll think I’m crazy.... Continue Reading →

Philippians 4:6-7: Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:18: I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.

Unconditional Love

Yesterday in my Meditations For Women Who Do Too Much passage, a quote stood out for me: Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable. - Brenda Ueland Think about that for a moment. Not one other person who walks or has walked this earth or ever will... Continue Reading →

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