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Navigating the Shadows: My Life with Depression and Anxiety

Apr 7, 20230 comments306 views4 min read

Hi there, my name is Jackie, a 50-year-old man who has suffered from depression for over four decades. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been living in an almost constant state of severe separation anxiety and depression. My…

Trusting God with All Your Heart

Trusting God with All Your Heart

Mar 31, 20230 comments202 views2 min read

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.

- Proverbs 3:5-6 (HCSB) As we journey through life, it’s easy to become consumed by our own limited understanding and misguided ambitions. We often try to control our lives, relying on our knowledge and abilities to navigate the twists and turns. Contrary…

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Saved by Grace: The Gift of New Life in Christ

Mar 24, 20230 comments196 views2 min read

In Ephesians 2:1-10, the Apostle Paul reminds us of the transformative power of God’s grace. He describes how, before coming to faith in Christ, we were spiritually dead in our sins, living under the control of the world and our…

Adult Separation Anxiety: The Fear of Being Alone

Adult Separation Anxiety: The Fear of Being Alone

Mar 23, 20230 comments177 views4 min read

Anxiety disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. While separation anxiety is commonly associated with children, it can also impact adults. Known as Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder, ASAD is a condition where individuals experience excessive and persistent fear…

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The Normalization of Depression: Why It’s Important to Recognize Symptoms

Mar 17, 20230 comments305 views5 min read

The Lord is near the brokenhearted; He saves those crushed in spirit.

- Psalm 34:18 (HCSB) Depression is a mental health condition that can affect a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Symptoms of depression may include feelings of sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, and guilt, as well as changes in appetite, sleep, and energy levels. Some…

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