We want so much for our children. We want them to be safe, healthy, educated, fulfilled, strongly committed to Christ. And, as much as almost anything, we want them to be happily married someday. But how can we help them do that?First of all, life has no guarantees. The most wonderful parents of the most wonderful children can still find divorce cutting a jagged swath through their lives. Most of us have lived long enough to see this happen even under what we thought were the best Read More.
Depression is a medical condition, a symptom that tells us that our brain needs some help. Yet all too often, we feel a sense of shame when we get depressed.We–or others–may tend to associate “dis – eases” of the brain, such as depression, with poor self-discipline, or bad parenting, too much self-judgment, failure to look on the bright side of things or other factors.Folks who are submerged in depression do not need to hear “you just need to try harder.” They are trying desperately to stay Read More.