10 Bible Verses to Combat Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are real. But that doesn’t mean that God has left us defenseless against them. Over the twenty or so years that I have struggled with these illnesses, the Lord has enabled me to rely on Scripture to stand firm in my daily struggles. This does not mean I have always succeeded – many times I have allowed the whirlwind of mental illness … Continue reading 10 Bible Verses to Combat Depression and Anxiety

Coming Alive

I feel like this particular post has taken the better part of twenty years to compose. Many are already aware of this, but for those who aren’t: I first started struggling with mental health issues in my teen years. Family problems, spiritual struggles, physical maladies, and destructive natural tendencies plagued me…and they all seemed to converge in the development of severe anxiety, depression, and OCD … Continue reading Coming Alive

Living with Lethargy

Lethargy – noun, plural lethargies 1. The quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity. 2. Pathology. an abnormal state or disorder characterized by overpowering drowsiness or sleep. dictionary.com I struggle a lot with lethargy. It’s been an unwanted companion of my depression for many years. I have to fight to get up in … Continue reading Living with Lethargy