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Receiving Help at Rock Bottom and Preventing the Fall

While the phrase “hit rock bottom” has become a bit cliche in our culture, I find it a rather accurate description of my experience with depression. 1,303 more words


Hope Survives Where Happiness Does Not

It takes great courage, faith, and intentionality to feel the grief of our cross while anticipating the gifts of its resurrection. To feel the burden without hope of the blessing is a victory for the opportunistic enemy who since the Garden of Eden wants us to believe that God is holding out on us. 77 more words


Lay this burden beside your chest
I know it may not disappear
Still there is a world of emotions
on the film of your heart… 94 more words


Bearing It All

1 Corinthians 13:7
beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

It is easy to see Christ in Paul’s description of charity. 

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The heavy sadness,

swells like a rain cloud,

filled with burdens.

When it can’t hold it any longer,

each droplet surrenders,

one by one,

becoming weightless as air.

Everyone Needs Someone

Galatians 6:2
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Everyone needs to know they have someone that they can trust to confide in.

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