When difficulties come, so often our first response is to ask “why?” The answer to “why” rarely brings peace. Can we trust God in fearful, difficult circumstances? Even when we don’t know the answer to “why?”
For most, suicide isn’t a desire to die, but a desire to be rid of the pain and sadness. From her own experience and those of the patients she serves, a clinical neuropsychologist shares 6 things to consider if you or a loved one are battling depression and having suicidal thoughts.
Unfortunately, depression is not uncommon. Many experience it, and in fact, many aren’t even aware that that is what they are dealing with. It’s estimated to be twice as likely in women. Many mothers are plagued by depression. The good news is, there is help, and there is hope. You are not alone. The best way to fight is with the truth of God’s word.
When we face difficulties, the best thing to do is to place our focus on the Lord, the source of hope and healing. Instead of allowing our thoughts to be filled with worry, fear and anxiety, spend time in God’s word. Stand on the truths found in these 10 Bible Verses for hope and healing. Write them down. Place them around your house so you can be reminded of God’s promises for healing.
“I love you.”
Words that bring comfort, peace, and joy to our heart. Sometimes our words can fall flat and others need to see you take action and demonstrate love. These eight different ways to show love will get you started.
Will you be mine? That’s not only a question we might ask another this time of year for Valentine’s Day, but I believe is also the fundamental question Jesus asks each of us. Do you love a good “love story?” I think Jesus had to go through Samaria in order to show one woman just how much He loved her.