Praising in the Valley

I thought I was doing okay. I just celebrated my birthday with my family. I received some thoughtful gifts. My husband took a few days off to spend time with me. But it hit today. What hit, you may ask? Depression did. The force of it overwhelms me at random. It drags me down into…

Thankful Thursday (episode 8)

Being thankful is difficult sometimes. I missed sharing my gratitude list last week, as I still have been feeling very low. But God has somehow continued to bring to mind things that I can be thankful for. I may not "feel" grateful, but I am trying to offer praise to God anyhow...and I believe the…

A Sacrifice of Praise

I've been feeling very depressed over the past week or so. I can't seem to pinpoint exactly what is the cause - I just know that I want to sleep all of the time, that I don't feel like doing any kind of activities (including writing), and that I'm having a difficult time being grateful. But…