Depression


But as for me, I am poor and needy;
may the Lord think of me.
You are my help and my deliverer;
you are my God, do not delay.
Psalm 40:17

Recent
Weak prayers, resting
You can't tilt it back
Still talking about depression
living the mess


From the edge of the cliff Pictures, Images and Photos
Nothing moves me to prayer
like the taunting of that cliff!
Is it Depression?
A quiz from the Mayo Clinic


Background and disclaimer

It has no place here, but it's here.

It is not an easy job

What does depression feel like?  A view from the pit.

Take Emily's unoffical, unverified test!

On the agony of medicine

Worry is to anxiety as bad attitude is to depression
My theory: Depression distorts a person's hearing
Can anything good come from this?
Nobody would mess with you!

Depression: Mental fatigue
I just want to sleep.

Depression: Why I hide.
Hide or confide?

Loud But (partly) True: On Depression and Shouting Accusers
In the pit, everything is amplified. Jesus, quiet my mind.

Stepping out in the sunshine despite the threat of rain
The clouds have lifted, so why am I still scared?

Even in my messy basement
God comes down, way down, with His voice.



For those of you who struggle with depression or love someone who does,I highly recommend this book:
I Trust When Dark My Road: A Lutheran View of Depression
by Pastor Todd Pepperkorn
Click HERE to download the free PDF.



See also
There is something more important than what I get done today

I still wish I had superpowers

encouragement for the weary
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