Category Archives: Depression

COMBATING DEPRESSION

A wise person once told me to go and read Lamentations 3:17-26 whenever depression or sadness or hopelessness or despair overcame me. I thought they were joking because the writer of Lamentations, Jeremiah, is known as the ‘weeping prophet’ and … Continue reading

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A ‘PRISONER OF HOPE’

If you are feeling discouraged, filled with despair, if you have lost hope that nothing will go right again in your life, if the future looks bleak then meditate on these words in Zechariah 9:8 where God says: “I will … Continue reading

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When Jesus looks at you, what does He see?

When Jesus looks at you, what does He see? If He was to walk into the room where you are now, climb into the car you are driving right now, start walking next to you as you take your daily … Continue reading

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I am because you are…

I am because You are.  We are because God is. On Mother’s Day this year, one of my daughter’s gave me a mug on which was written “I am because you are”.  She is in this world because I gave … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on reaching rock bottom…

There is something quite liberating about reaching rock bottom. You cannot fall any further. This thought struck me as I was sitting in church yesterday morning.  When we reach rock bottom, when we find ourselves constantly repeating – “I can’t … Continue reading

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HE WILL SEE US THROUGH…

Whatever you may be going through at the moment, hold onto this promise from God: “…He will deliver us. On Him we have set our hope that He will continue to deliver us…” He will deliver us from our circumstances … Continue reading

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STOP REJECTING YOURSELF…

“Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection”  –  Henri Nouwen When will you start believing and acknowledging the fact that because of the Cross you have no … Continue reading

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