Depression

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What It's Like to Slowly Climb Out of Depression

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I thought that knowing my condition would be enough for me to help myself. But having a diagnosis did not lessen my struggles or make them easier. 
Man in darkness looking out at light

I Found Christ. Then Came the Darkest Season of My Life

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It was like a scene in a movie. Picture the camera set across the street from a cafe, where two people walk out. They face each other briefly, then each turn back and start walking in the opposite direction. I remember the day vividly from that perspective, even though I was one of the two people walking away from each other.
Illustration of someone being counselled

“R U OK?”: 5 Reasons Why It’s Hard For Us to Say We Aren’t

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Every part of our wellbeing–including our mental health–matters greatly to God. So let’s break down the barriers that often stand in the way of us seeking help, and ask God to give us the humility and faith to bring our struggles before Him.
A woman is working as a chef

I Was a Chef, Until My Arm Stopped Working

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It all began one day when my shoulder started hurting. At first I thought it was just a bad case of stiff neck, but it worsened to the point that I couldn’t turn my neck anymore.
A woman is holding her head and looking fear

When God Allowed My Deepest Fears to Happen

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Courage, dear child, was God’s silent whisper to me. I didn’t understand it then, but I held onto His promise that He is with me. Little did I know that my greatest fear was about to happen.
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Ames Chen: Why I Write About the “Invisible People”

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Hearing all the stories about unfair treatment, abuse, depression, and other struggles by this group of “invisible people” kept Ames awake at night.
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How Jesus Restored My Joy While I Battled Suicidal Thoughts

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I shouldn’t be here. If we lived in a world where Jesus Christ didn’t exist, I would be just another statistic among the world’s teenage suicides. A quiet sufferer who one day decided she had enough and ended it all.
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When the Way Ahead Seems Dark

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I found myself inwardly nodding in recognition when our pastor described how some people might be walking through a dark cave with no idea where the exit was. At that time, my job was coming to an end, and not having received any clear answers from God about my future direction, I felt like I was indeed walking in the “darkness” he described.

5 Reminders When You Feel Like Giving Up

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We pray these real-life stories and testimonies will encourage you to find strength in the unshakeable goodness of our God.