Sometimes I think it can’t get any worse than it is right now. Or that it’s never been this bad. Psalm 12:8 reminds me that it’s been this way for thousands of years. On one hand, that sure is a discouraging thought on its own. But despite humankind’s obsession with and acceptance of evil, hope and encouragement come from knowing God has remained faithful all this time. If the evil of the past hasn’t knocked God out, the evil of the present sure isn’t going to either. God has remained on the throne. God cares about the needy and the oppressed. God will judge the wicked. God is and always has been worthy of our praise, adoration, and obedience.
I suffer from depression. I also go to counseling and take anti-depression medication. I first started getting symptoms in 2006 when I began working on my church plant. I first went to counseling for it in 2008. I went on medication during the winter of 2009, but went off of it in Spring 2010. I […]