Category: Depression

Do you take ex-felons?

Do you even take ex-felons?” I was sitting cross-legged on the floor and the question came from a teenage girl on a chair in front of me. She was just a kid. Still had a baby-face and a childish look about her. Her voice…

Write Your Blessings

Thessalonians 5:18, “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” Gratefulness. Praise. Thanksgiving. We have all heard it over and over again. We’ve read books about it. We’ve heard sermons on it. We’ve told our friends…

Climb for Perspective

Perspective is everything…and I tend to lose proper perspective easily. Often. I am a chronic perspective-loser. (If that’s even a word.) Two weeks ago was one of those times. I was away from home on a work trip with my family and trying to…

Today is a Good Day

Today is a good day. The sun is shining outside my window and my heart is full. But oh friend, there are days. There are days that don’t feel good. The kind where you feel like crawling back into bed and hibernating…or at least…

Guaranteed to Win

Victory doesn’t always look like we’d like it to. It’s crazy actually…that I want victorious living to look cookie-cutter perfect. Easy. Natural. Anything but hard. The longer I live, the more I realize that victory is both simple and difficult. Simple because Jesus has…

He Makes Me Brave

Depression. There are days when it seems as if the world is coming to an end. You’re living on the edge. You feel like everything you touch is ruined. We’ve all had those days. The ones where you want to go into hibernation for…