5 Things You Can Do For A Friend Suffering From Depression

The last thing a person who is depressed wants to hear is advice or probing questions, but it’s hard to sit by when you know a friend is suffering. Continue reading

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Surviving The Sandwich Generation

In the past few years a couple of our friends have had parents that have either passed or went into a nursing home.  Once my husband and I just looked at each other after hearing about a passing.  “I guess we’re getting to that age where we will have to deal with this,” my husband said. Continue reading

Whitney Houston Got It Wrong

Just thinking about Whitney and Bobbi Kristina brings tears even now. Their story is so tragic and I keep thinking about Whitney’s song, “Greatest Love Of All” and wondering, “Didn’t she even believe it?”   In light of Bobbi Kristina’s death, I wonder what Whitney would do if she knew what was going to happen.  Did she even show her the beauty she possessed inside or did Bobbi Kristina feel it was all a lie after her mother’s death? Continue reading

Listening To The Lies

593395_orig   Depression.  A lot of people don’t understand it.  They may say, “You can get over it”, “Put on a happy face” or, my personal favorite, “If you are a Christian, you should not get depressed.”  That is total hogwash.  The Bible is full of people who dealt with depression: Abraham, Jonah, Job, Elijah, King Saul, Jeremiah and David.

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