Over 16 million adults in the U.S. will have a major depressive episode this year. It is a common occurrence.
When we are depressed just often don’t feel like doing anything. At this point we get stuck in a vicious cycle of withdrawing. When we withdraw we have more time on our hands to think about the issues that contributed to the depression. It is referred to as
Regardless of the stage of life that you are in ideally, we are all having the same desire to grow. This means emotionally, intellectually, and hopefully spiritually. Who are the ‘one another’s’ in your life? You know, love one another, bear one another’s burdens, forgive one another… The ones that can challenge you, encourage you, and build you up? Al, o do you have anyone that can hold you accountable?
Those of you who are Christians have always heard the phrase “the body of Christ”. I know for me it wasn’t until I was in my adult years before I fully understood the meaning. One of the ways God can speak to us is through these one another’s. The Bible talks about each of us having spiritual gifts.