What do you say to someone who is depressed? Don’t give give cheap advice.
Why do we always think we need to have a reason for the difficulties that come our way?
Why do we even think there is one in the first place?
I am not a proponent for “Everything happens for a reason.” If that were so, then we’d all be at peace about every difficult thing that came our way because would KNOW the reason.
Instead, it’s my philosophy that we should be more concerned about the “Who”, rather than the “Why”.
The “Who” is God. He is the one we should be moving towards. He is the one that offers solace, peace, and refuge.
“Reason” doesn’t. “Reason” only diverts our attention.
Have you ever heard of meta-emotions?
They are kind of like an add-on you place on the original emotion.
Like being afraid of fear.
It’s real and it complicates mood disorders. It’s something it pays to know about.
Some people search so hard for happiness, they walk right by the happiness that is available to them right then and there.
Because happiness can never by found that way. It is always the by-product of other things……..
Families can be extremely complicated. Especially when their is a death. I knew of a family a few years ago that was quite fractured. Yet, when the patriarch of the family was dying, his family came to his side. They took turns sitting at his bedside for six long […]