Bite of Bread, depression, light

Bite of Bread: A Reading Plan to Fight Depression During Christmas

(The winner of The Jesus I Never Knew is at the end of the post!) Sometimes darkness sneaks inside my spirit. It circles my brain like a cloud of smoke, pours through my thoughts, and settles inside the crevices of my humanity. The darkness threatens my joy. It sucks the energy out of me. And it leads me to the …

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darkness, depression, hope, light, mental illness, spiritual warfare

What we have in common with Mary Magdalene

The Hills of Galilee where Mary Magdalene battled her demons. Mary M. battled seven demons. We don’t know how these demons manifested themselves, but it is almost certain they caused mental turmoil and drove Magdalene to lonely places of depression and darkness. Some of us can relate to such places even as Christians because the battle is great, and it …

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control, darkness, Isaiah 9, light, peace, Swimming

Dive in all the Way

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned…. For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders. And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace…(Isa. …

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