11. Friends Who Love
Depression, by its very nature, is an isolating experience. When it has a hold of me in full throttle, I feel as though I’m standing behind a piece of glass, thick and clouded. I can see people, but they’re shadows, and after a while I begin to wonder if I’m a shadow too. The end result is a fear that grips my heart because I can’t read people. I can’t separate my depressive thoughts from reality and I leave every interaction half-convinced that the other person was humoring me and couldn’t wait for me to be gone. For a very long time I didn’t reach out, afraid that if I dared, I’d find out that the lies inside my head were really the truth.
Have you ever experienced depression? It is an awful insidious monster that can consume you and control your every thought and your very life. Having suffered this myself, I understand it very well. This is an interesting article on the subject of depression. Written by Shannon over at Painting in Words, this is insightful and well written. Shannon actually has a whole series of articles on depression and it’s effects, but also the blessings received from it. Yes you read that right, blessings from depression.
To finish reading this article, please head over to http://paintinginwords.wordpress.com/2012/05/09/11-friends-who-love/
About the author: Greg is a strong believer in Jesus Christ and is also a political analyst and author. By day he is a self-employed non-emergency medical transport driver, as well as being an author and blogger. His articles are first published on True Conservative Pundit and Inspirational Christian Blogs, and from there the articles are widely published on many well-known conservative websites. If you would like to republish his articles, please feel free to do so leaving all links intact and crediting the author and the website that the article appeared on.
Greg is the author of the newly released book: Spiritual Darkness is Destroying America and the Church
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