Some Reflections on Depression (and an attempt to explain it to the mentally healthy)

I have realized that it is difficult to explain what depression/anxiety/OCD feels like to those who have never experienced it. It isn’t just sadness or worry. Like I have written before, I don’t know what the main problem I have is, but it is probably somewhat a mixture of the three. I am going to… Read More Some Reflections on Depression (and an attempt to explain it to the mentally healthy)

A Biblical Approach to Suffering – My Life, Psalm 22, Theodicy, Hope, and stuff

(This is a draft I wrote to prepare for a talk that I gave on this topic.) Last year about now I was probably lying in bed pretty depressed with some Switchfoot music playing on my iPod. Jon Foreman has pretty much become my personal therapist.  In December of 2013 I was prescribed a medication that lead… Read More A Biblical Approach to Suffering – My Life, Psalm 22, Theodicy, Hope, and stuff