Sustained Through Despair

When the humble see it they will be glad; you who seek God, let your hearts revive. ~Psalm 69:32 A friend called to ask me what the Bible says about suicide. I had to do some digging and still have as many questions as answers. At the same time, I remembered the reviving of a…

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When Trouble Comes

Cole Smith

No one likes to think about despair. It’s like a tightening in the chest, that metallic fight-or-flight panic in the throat. When it comes to visit, we don’t want to take time to analyze it; we just want to feel better as soon as possible. And while we shouldn’t spend our days in worry and…

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Gloom, Despair & Agony on Me

Laura Rodgers

Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all Gloom, despair, and agony on me This little ditty comes from the ever-famous Hee Haw television show from the 70’s and 80’s. On Saturday nights, my whole family would gather around and…

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