Keeping the Light On and Staying Out of the Darkness

What Won’t Help Someone Struggling with Depression

Trying HarderCriticizing
DisbelievingComparing
Over SpiritualizingDismissing
DeflectingRedirecting
MinimizingReducing
Taken from Out of the Cave by Chris Hodges, p. 38

What Will Help Someone Struggling with Depression

Committing Being Trustworthy
ConnectingSupporting
AcceptingHelping
EncouragingGiving Hope
ListeningOffering a new perspective
Taken from Out of the Cave by Chris Hodges, p. 39-40

Drawing on the life of the Old Testament prophet Elijah, bestselling author and pastor Chris Hodges reminds us that even when we’re walking closely with God, we can get lost in the wilderness of tangled emotions. And in the darkness of our depression, God can meet us still.

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2 Comments

  1. Suzanne Goldasich on June 29, 2021 at 4:55 pm

    Thank you for sharing!
    Your words are a blessing to me.
    I really really needed them.
    Love you

    • Donna Jackson on June 30, 2021 at 10:15 am

      Thank you for always encouraging me. Love you always!

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