Originally posted on 8/13/14

When fears and worries are so real,
We sometimes wonder why we feel,
The pangs of deep depression.

The weight’s extreme – we lose all hope,
Our hearts grow sad – for strength we grope,
To lighten this progression.

We look within and try to cope
There are no answers in our scope
It now becomes oppression.

We try so hard to rise above,
We search in vain for any love.
To deal with this obsession.

We cannot do it on our own,
We need one advocate alone,
To bring our full confession.

God takes our hand and leads us out,
Relieves our pain – our fear – our doubt.
He is our best possession.

God’s love is great – it sees us through
When there is nothing we can do.
Our words hold no expression.

He lifts us from the pit of death.
He died for us to give us breath.
He paid for our transgression.



As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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7 Responses to LIFE SAVER

  1. Absolutely awesome! 🙂


    • atimetoshare says:

      Thank you so much. I fear we are all exposed to depression at one time or another. What a blessing to take it to the Lord. He can carry us through. Have a lovely day,

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      • You are so right. I’ve dealt with depression my entire life but the Lord helps me carry it, so the load isn’t as heavy as it once was. And my daughter is the best medicine for depression, so I don’t stay down long and don’t fall into it as deeply as I did in the past. You have a lovely day, too, sweet friend. xoxo

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  2. I needed to hear this today Kathy.Thank you.

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  3. jimfinn2000 says:

    Full of truth and written with feeling.

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