Men and women both suffer from the painful condition of depression. But, who is more prone to be depressed? Men or women? Statistics suggest that more women are diagnosed with depression. That doesn’t tell the entire story, however.
The early morning temperatures were frigid, enough to make me want to stay in bed. Yet I knew if there was anywhere I might sense His presence, where He might see me, it would be in His house.
I half-wondered if the tears would freeze on my cheeks as I drove the deserted roads alone that morning. Pulling my cape around my head and neck to block the wind, I hoped it might shield any onlookers from noticing my blotchy eyes and puffy cheeks as I skirted from the parking lot into the building.
I spotted her as I entered the sanctuary, but diverted my gaze. [more]
Mother’s Day is hard for many. See how a simple letter can heal those dark places in our hearts that are set free when we bring them into the light.
Holidays are not always smiles and Hallmark cards. This Mother’s Day, I wonder how many other countless women have an aching heart. This Mother’s Day, I’m concentrating not on the pain of the past, but on God’s promises for the future.