Oasis of Hope – A Quiet Respite for Your Day
We are grateful for the inspirational guest posts that find their way to us. May you find His rest, for He has, indeed, been so good to each of us.
Self-sufficiency and independence are part of the American way. Most of us have embraced these ideals. They allow us to provide for ourselves with little uncertainty and little inconvenience. We’re all prone to viewing our Maker as a good back-up plan. We work to craft and control our future without help, knowing God is always there if things go awry.
I can’t remember a time when chronic depression wasn’t a nemesis for me. As a child I often felt an overwhelming sadness and wept without understanding why. As an adult, a number of acquaintances have said things to me that frustrated more than helped.