Overcoming Depression

Last week, I was reading a post on Paul Soares Jr.’s website. The writer was thanking Paul for saving his life. The young man was suffering from depression. Would you have thought that an entertaining storyteller could help someone? How about a YouTube video centering on a game, with same storyteller? Here is the young man’s story, if interested.

While reading his story and the helpful comments, I felt a need to share my story of overcoming depression. I would love to say, “A magic wand was waved over me and presto!” Alas, this is not the case. Nevertheless, God, the Father was faithful in seeing me through it. Continue reading “Overcoming Depression”

Not Good To Be Alone

Yesterday, I was reading R.G. Maines’s Medicare “Shut-In” The story can be found at her blog site: Chirpings From The Nest.  I have to sympathize with the author’s struggle with getting a power wheelchair.  It seems Medicare has a preconceived notion that a quality of life equals getting around in one’s own home.  It seems to have escaped their notice that one’s life is more than just their house or apartment. It is also important that one is able to be interact in a community.  As I read of her struggles, I am quietly thankful for my own community of friends and family.  As it happens, the author seems to share a similar view.

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