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Tag Archives: Depression
Sometimes life is not easily reduced to raw choosing. If we treat people only as volitional beings, we fail to relate to them based on the Imago Dei and the human fall from it. One must consider matters related to nurture and nature when addressing complex issues of life in this world. Continue reading
Robin Williams was unique. Many people seemed to live inside him. He made so many laugh yet his death was so tragic.
When lost in despondency people feel unable to shake an outlook of despair… Continue reading
We cannot adequately encourage those who have lost perspective without discouraging them from a frame of mind that binds them to their discouragement. (Read it again).
Getting out of the fog of despondency often requires a little loving admonishment. Caring friends will cross this line with love and sensitivity when they sense we need a better perspective. Continue reading
How can we make lasting changes in our lives? How can we control our emotions so that they lead to a healthy and God-honoring life? Continue reading
Are we too quick to identify normal sadness as a biologically based depressive disorder? Continue reading
Do we have room in our lives for normal sadness? Do we have unrealistic expectations for gregariousness? There appears to be a significant need for helping people understand the role of sadness in life and in character formation.
Don’t waste life on past regrets and future fears! There are far better uses of our time and energy than wasting them dwelling on failures and fears.
Church people are sometimes well-intentioned but hurtful when they approach all discouragement as a matter of simple obedience to the Lord. Continue reading
“This kind of five bible verses and you’ll be better approach is far more common than many realize.” Continue reading
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