I never thought that I would have depression. It seemed like something only strangers had. Even when a close friend of mine struggled with depression a few years ago, I couldn’t relate to what she was going through. I just thought of it as a really low period some people had and would eventually get out of, if only they tried hard enough.
About Wendy W
Wendy is an aspiring writer, a political science undergraduate, and a disciple of Christ. She hopes that God will use what He’s given her to bless and glorify Him through her work on YMI. Her perfect day includes curling up with a novel, enjoying good food, and going on a hike along with her camera. She hates writing ‘about me’s because, well, how do you define someone in a hundred words? Nevertheless, she hopes you’ll get an insight into her journey with the Lord as you read what she writes.
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Entries by Wendy W
I used to consider traveling and its accompanying “find yourself” mantra overrated. In the 2010 American romantic movie Eat Pray Love, the protagonist, a divorcee, escapes from her daily life in which she feels lost and confused, to “exotic” lands like India, where she finds inner peace and learns to love herself (as well as another man).
“Do you love God more than you love sugar?” A small voice in my head asked. I wavered, and was struck by the fact that I actually hesitated. We all have our coping mechanisms in times of stress and pressure.
Imagine sitting cross-legged at a picnic beside a tranquil lake. The setting sun casts a warm hue of orange and pink in the sky. In front of you is a smorgasbord of home-cooked food: freshly baked bread with home-churned butter, garden salad that literally came from a garden, and melt-in-your-mouth beef braised in red wine.
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