I hope you will click on the above post by fellow blogger at Especially Made. I know that many of us can relate to at one time or another experiencing spiritual depression or even oppression. And, even if you wouldn’t say that…you would at least likely agree that you have experienced being overwhelmed by life’s circumstances at some point in your life. Yes, by His grace and His strength…we press on…
I am not new to spiritual depression. It is something I have struggled with in the past, especially after having children and learning about Gabriel’s special needs. But I realize I’m not alone in this. Reading through the psalms, some of the psalmists seemed to have a fair share of despair. I’ve also heard that great preachers, like Charles Spurgeon, was not immune to the touch of spiritual depression. I have found myself questioning my standing before God because of this struggle. Why would a Christian have to fight for joy? Aren’t Christians supposed to be happy all the time?
I’ve had darker days in my past. Perhaps, one day I can write about it in more detail without falling apart in tears, but I don’t think I can do it today. I will tell you, though, that I am grateful to God for His presence during those very difficult…
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