Depression Hurts, [Photo]

They won’t. Your friends “fingers” might be appreciated, but they can’t lift the darkness. They may want to help you, but they are limited in what they can do. Overcoming depression has to start from the inside, and the Holy Spirit will lead you through this.  The darkness doesn’t always lift, but the Lord’s presenceContinue reading “Depression Hurts, [Photo]”

Gethsemane Unappreciated

” Then he returned and found the disciples asleep. He said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Couldn’t you watch with me even one hour?”  Mark 14:37 I honestly think what broke Jesus up the most was being disappointed by His trusty disciples.  This was devastating.  I believe that He was counting on the disciples to be there forContinue reading “Gethsemane Unappreciated”

Jesus Wept, [Linda Rowland Kruschke]

When I was a kid I learned no one wanted to hear me cry. When I was little, I had a temper like a small hurricane. I didn’t like to be teased and would become angry and cry if anyone teased me. I was always told, “Go to your room and cry. No one wants toContinue reading “Jesus Wept, [Linda Rowland Kruschke]”

All About Flawed Lives, [Hope]

“Accepting the reality of our broken, flawed lives is the beginning of spirituality not because the spiritual life will remove our flaws but because we let go of seeking perfection and, instead, seek God, the one who is present in the tangledness of our lives.“  — Michael Yaconelli The principle is sound. We let goContinue reading “All About Flawed Lives, [Hope]”