Category Archives: Depression

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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FORGIVENESS…

God is so gracious. In Psalm 145 we are advised, “The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will … Continue reading

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WALKING…

I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found was really going in”  (John Muir) “For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION IS INSIDIOUS

Depression is insidious. It is stealthy and cunning and treacherous. It works in a subtle way and can be deadly.  It is a thief and a murderer – it robs one of the will to live of joy and hope and in extreme … Continue reading

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“I am who I am, because of who we all are”

UBUNTU – HUMAN KINDNESS “Ubuntu is the essence of being human. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being in isolation.  It speaks about our inter-connectedness.  You can’t be human all by yourself, and when … Continue reading

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HOPE

  There is no stigma in suicide.  No one family is responsible for a death by suicide. Sometimes the depression is too deep, the darkness and hopelessness overwhelming BUT MAYBE if we spend more time with each other as a … Continue reading

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SUICIDE – Two years prior

This past Thursday evening I attended my thirteenth consecutive Talent Show at the primary school where our oldest two children were pupils and where our youngest is still  a pupil. In 2002 our oldest daughter started school.  It was also the … Continue reading

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