Depression & Anxiety – Part V

Image: renjith krishnan / The mind of man plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps. Prov 16:9 (NASB) Larry Burrows, in the movie Mr. Destiny, strugled with depression over missing that ball.  “If I had just hit that ball…I would be king.”  His life had taken him in one direction when he [...]

Depression and Anxiety, Part IV: Be Careful Trying to Chart Your Own Course!

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28 (NASB) Mr. Destiny is one of my favorite movies.  I relate well to Larry Burrows.  What if I had not felt the calling of God in [...]

Depression and Anxiety – Part III

Image: Salvatore Vuono /   Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8 (NASB) No, really, Lord, send me! Hey, over here!  PICK ME, PICK ME! In elementary and middle school, I always [...]

Depression and Anxiety – Part II

Image: Master isolated images / Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the LORD that will be established. Prov 19:21 (RSV) In the summer of ’03 I found myself sitting in class being introduced to a concept that I resisted.  Depression and anxiety, including severe [...]

Depression & Anxiety- Part I

Image: africa /   “For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. “ Romans 15:4 (NASB) I once heard that after 10 years of doing a certain thing, one is considered an expert in that field.  [...]

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