The psalmist pleads with God. He brings his light and truth through his Word and his presence, which are the best way out of depression.
Posts by Vaneetha Rendall Risner
Vaneetha Rendall Risner
Vaneetha writes and speaks about meeting God in suffering. She is the author of The Scars That Have Shaped Me: How God Meets Us in Suffering and her memoir, Walking Through Fire. You can find her writing at Desiring God and Vaneetha.com. Vaneetha lives in North Carolina with her husband Joel. She has two daughters, Katie and Kristi. Watch Choosing Joy in Suffering from Diamonds 2019.
Because we are assured of eternal life in heaven, we can endure anything in this temporal life on earth. When we know our end is glorious, we can joyfully and willingly live for him no matter what our circumstances. This is true comfort, and it is unchanging.
How can we care for the hurting whose pain may be heavier during the holidays as they grieve losses or longings? So many struggle in silence.
Having someone listen as I pour out my heart has helped me more than any words ever have. What an amazing gift not to be judged in suffering.