CATEGORY: Depression and Faith

ONE DAY AT A TIME

ONE DAY AT A TIME

How wise of God to create us with the need for bodily rest and sleep. How thoughtful of Him to design a world with a recurring cycle of sunlight and darkness, which provides us a built-in opportunity for a fresh start every 24 hours. In a very real sense, we do not...

A Fib of the Human Spirit

A Fib of the Human Spirit

Metaphors Describing Depression After decades pockmarked by plunges into dark moods, I know the difference between a state we call the "blues" and a full-blown depressive episode. The symptoms mentioned in the following analogies match the telltale signs of major...

Smooch with a Pooch

Smooch with a Pooch

How A Canine Companion Boosts Mental and Physical Health   Tap-tap-tap-tap-tap! When Dolly answered the front door, she looked into the downcast countenance of the mother of one of her piano students. The distraught friend, her despondency exacerbated by...

WE LOVED A DOG

WE LOVED A DOG

  To love is a risky venture. Cherish a child, a parent, a sibling, or best friend and he or she may die, sending shrapnel through your heart, leaving it in tatters. Your fiancé may abruptly change his mind, leaving you at the altar with shattered dreams. Your...

CORONAVIRUS AND CHRIST

CORONAVIRUS AND CHRIST

A Letter from John Piper Introductory note from Terry: Though I teach only one class this semester at Columbia International University, I have been scrambling to find delivery methods and resources for an on-campus class that will necessarily finish the semester...

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