Category: Depression/Melancholy

Physical Causes of Depression

In When the Darkness Will Not Lift, John Piper offers several reasons for why a Christian may suffer from melancholy–and its evil cousin, depression: sin, Satanic assault, distressing circumstances, or hereditary or other physical causes. He draws much of his wisdom from Puritan pastors… Continue Reading “Physical Causes of Depression”

Fighting Melancholy

What a dreary post that was yesterday, and it was my 300th! I should have been bragging about blogging and listing my favorite posts for everyone to read rather than sharing my OH LOOK, KITTENS!! To help remedy my downward thinking I sat down… Continue Reading “Fighting Melancholy”

Starting Again

Today begins the final week of my 30th year. For some reason this birthday has a sort of “looming over me ” quality to it. Perhaps it’s just because I’ve felt quite weary of life the last several months, and the thought of entering… Continue Reading “Starting Again”

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