Category: Depression/Melancholy

Post #2 – a status update


in which I attempt blog-resuscitation

What I most enjoyed this Christmas


We went carolling twice this Christmas. Our ladies at church put together several goody baskets to deliver to our shut-ins. And we sang songs for them when we delivered the baskets. That was the first time in a long time that my children have… Continue Reading “What I most enjoyed this Christmas”

How to make sure of a happy old age


This is a little piece written by James Russell Miller, a presbyterian pastor who lived from 1840-1912. After reading it, I was both convicted and encouraged, spurred on to sacrifice more and endeavor to be less selfish in my mothering and in my growing… Continue Reading “How to make sure of a happy old age”

Psalm 16


I have not had a great morning. Today is one of those days when I would rather put my kids on a bus and not have to deal with arguments or math or PE. Rather than give in, I fight it. I have to… Continue Reading “Psalm 16”

Book Review: Will Medicine Stop the Pain?


by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Laura Hendrickson, M.D. Or shop Westminster Bookstore I wish that I could say that the terms and descriptions in this book are foreign to me. Depression, dementia, and bipolar disorder, however, have affected my family members and friends. On at… Continue Reading “Book Review: Will Medicine Stop the Pain?”

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