Category Archives: depression

ONE OF THOSE DAYS

Ever have “one of those days?”  I happen to be having one now and it’s not even 9 AM.  I went to brush my teeth this morning and one of the lights in the bathroom was burned out.  I reached to … Continue reading

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PITY PARTY

There are days when we feel like life isn’t worth getting up for.  We’d rather crawl back under the sheets and melt into another dream.  What do you do when you feel that way?  The world might tell you that … Continue reading

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THINK POSITIVE

I’m currently working as stage manager for a children’s production of “Willie Wonka” and one of my favorite songs from the show is called “Think Positive.”  This whimsical story of honesty and integrity, along with positive thinking is a great … Continue reading

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WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS – LAUGH!

There’s nothing like nose and glasses to make me chuckle.   In fact I once drove through a fast food drive through, wearing a pair. Of course a rubber chicken can also gets the same reaction.  I’m a born laugher.  My … Continue reading

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NOT ALL DAYS ARE GOING TO BE GREAT

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON ATIMETOSHARE 4/11/15 Just think!  You’re a Christian – you’ve been freed from the grip of sin and the devil – you’re beaming in the afterglow of Easter – life is perfect – right? Monday morning comes and you … Continue reading

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YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE

How many times have you heard this? My life stinks. I’m going nowhere. I’ve had this problem all my life; it will never go away. I just can’t find the energy anymore. I don’t think God loves me. I’m tired … Continue reading

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TOMORROW

This picture was taken a few years ago, when my granddaughter appeared in “Annie, with a Twist.”  The story was an adaptation of the famous Little, Orphan Annie and Oliver Twist, who in my version turned out to be lost relatives.  Through … Continue reading

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FAILURE FACE

I’ve always had a special place in my heart for Charlie Brown.  He is the ultimate failure – according to Lucy, who of course knows everything.  The reason I like Charlie so much is that he reminds me of me.  … Continue reading

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ORGANIZED CHAOS

As we travel this road called life, we will encounter chaos.  It is not the way God intended our path to be. He created perfection. He created order. In the middle of nothing, He melted the darkness and made light. … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TEST?

This life is full of tests.  So much depends on how we deal with them.  I’ve always been one of those who sailed along comfortably and when things started to get choppy, I’d give up.  Whether it was looking at … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THE WOMAN WHO GRABBED A MIRACLE

For twelve years she ‘d carried the burden of her disease.  Not only was she wasting away because of the loss of blood she shed each day, but her finances were being eaten away as well. She was suffering from … Continue reading

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WHEN WILL THE SUFFERING END?

“I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel … Continue reading

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IT’S OVER – NOW WHAT?

All the time and preparation leading up to Christmas can lead to a full blown bout of depression.  Today, all the hub bub of Christmas has come to a standstill.  There are still cookies in the freezer.  Presents have been opened … Continue reading

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ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE

Life around is has become engulfed with anger, hatred and rage. Riots, protests, demands, wars, terrorism, Jihad, ISIS, bombings have all become commonplace in our language.  We could easily become depressed if we continually look at the dark side of life. … Continue reading

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NOTHING CAN SEPARATE US

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON ATIMETOSHARE.ME ON 6/21/14 I came across this passage today and it made me think of how this life is so uncertain.  We can share relationships and friendships – hardships and loss – joys and successes, but all those … Continue reading

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WOE IS ME!

When it comes to being depressed, all you have to do is look at A.A. Milne’s character from “Winnie the Pooh,” Eeyore. That poor guy really had it bad – right? His biggest concern was making sure that his tail … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO LAUGH

Our world is too full of pain, trials, misunderstandings, hatred, fear and every other negative you can imagine.  So much energy is spent on tragedy that there’s barely any time for a good belly laugh.  When we get mired in … Continue reading

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TEARS

Originally posted in May, 2014 on atimetoshare.me A mixture of saline and water which appears during a specific episode. It can occur when a foreign object enters the area. It can be produced through irritation, emotion, a strong odor or … Continue reading

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DO NOT FORSAKE ME!

The word, forsake, isn’t a commonly used word today.  According to the dictionary, it means to abandon or leave completely. The thought of being forsaken  leaves one desperate or hopeless.  Loneliness is one of those perceptions that eats away at our mind as … Continue reading

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YOU ARE SPECIAL

If you feel that your role in life isn’t important – if you struggle daily with thoughts of failure – if you believe that whatever you do, it isn’t going to be enough – it’s time to put your confidence in … Continue reading

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