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Crazy, Weak, and Worthless?

02/17/2015

Even attempting to define the condition is painful for me. Our world does not accept kindly those suffering from depression. We are looked upon as a bit “crazy”; weaklings who feel sorry for ourselves; people who forget to “count their blessings.”

To feel depressed is to be “blue” day after day; to experience tiredness that never goes away, not even after ten or twelve hours of sleep; to lack energy for even the smallest of chores; to not be enthusiastic about anything; to be unable to focus or concentrate; to turn molehills into mountains; to be overly sensitive to comments.

Set Someone Free

07/03/2014

Flying through the forests of Guatemala is a brilliantly colored, Quetzal bird.  The head, back and chest are glittering emerald-green, and the under parts are crimson.  The upper tail feathers are enormously developed and form a train about 3 feet. One of the many legends about this bird says that it loves its freedom too […]

Tips For Coping With Loneliness

02/13/2014

Here are some specific things you can do to cope with loneliness? Direct your thinking outward to others rather than thinking excessively about self. Determine that you can control your own attitudes and emotions.  Ask God for His Spirit of love and joy (Galatians 5:22). Be friendly! Smile! Laugh! Positive actions and emotions are contagious […]