I’ve been following some blogs on Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth. After reading Bruce’s post yesterday, he got me thinking about how hopeless the belief in reincarnation is.… Read More Reincarnation: How depressing!
Elijah battled for God in an over-the-top fashion. He was that kind of guy. He was mouthy by personality, showy, larger than life. And so, God would try to correct his thinking in a likewise, extravagant way. … Read More Elijah: Depressed Hero
Even in the midst of his personal grief, he made life easier for the people near him. This is the lesson of depressed Jesus. His feeling of sorrow did not negate his behavior, it motivated it.… Read More Jesus: “I’m so depressed, I could die!”
Even in our age of fertility science, barren women still cry out to the Lord for children. And they can identify with the anguish of Hannah. But what if the Lord answers their prayer with more waiting and anticipation, but never with a son? Does that mean they missed the incantation of Hannah in getting what they wanted? Are they doomed to feeling dissatisfied and depressed? Is that really what Hannah’s story is all about? How to bargain with God?
… Read More Hannah: Depression lifted
God warned Cain that his depression was a signal something more sinister was simmering in his spirit.… Read More Cain: Depression as a warning