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Addiction and God’s Good Graces

Grace has many faces. Basically it is experienced as an unearned or undeserved act of loving kindness. If I neglect my wife and yet she returns my thoughtlessness with an …

Addiction: Quick Facts

What comes to mind when I say “addiction”? Perhaps you picture a sad looking disheveled addict as you might see pictured in a “say no to drugs” campaign or perhaps …

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Out of the Depths

“Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord.” — Psalm 130:1 I can remember reading this one night as I struggled with the overwhelming darkness that seemed …

Getting Help for Anxiety

Originally published in November, 2017 on Lindsey Gendke’s blog, Writing to My Roots. Life held no joy. I dreaded every day. I didn’t understand my behavior, so I couldn’t help myself. …

Overcoming Anxiety

According the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders volume 5 otherwise known as DSM 5 there are 9 mental disorders under the anxiety category.  Separation Anxiety Disorder Selective Mutism …

A Mother’s Need

I’ve always looked forward to becoming a mother. Quotes about motherhood, depicting it as an honor, privilege and one of the greatest services to God and man, gave me quite …

Depression and Scripture Part 2

Adventist medical doctor Neil Nedley is president of the Weimar Center of Health and Education. He developed the Nedley Depression Recovery Program that emphasizes practicing the health principles found in …

Depression and Scripture

If we look at 1 Kings 19: 4 and Job 3: 11, 20, 21, 24-26 and Psalm 38: 6,8,10 and Lamentations 3: 17,18 and Mark 14: 33,34, we have to …