How to Handle Walking Through Depression (Thrive Moms Video)

How do I handle depression in motherhood

Walking through depression can be a dark, deep, lonely season of life–especially for mothers. It’s a topic I’ve written about in a number of ways, and a battle I continue to fight against by faith with every ounce of strength I am afforded by the Spirit.

In this most recent video feature at Thrive Moms, I share 4 huge Biblical truths that have helped comfort me as I’ve traversed the fog of depression. It is in these times of doubts, sorrows, and hopelessness that we are helped by remembering God’s sympathy, care, and compassion.

A bruised reed he will not break, my friend. Depression, though painful and horrid to endure, will not be the end of you.

Below are some additional helpful resources to help you battle against depression:

Depression Resources:

My Name is Beloved: Finding Identity in Mental Illness (Desiring God Feature Article)

How to Love Your Spouse Through Depression

Resources for the Woman Fighting Depression

For the Man Who Loves a Broken Mind

Books:

Spurgeon’s Sorrows: Realistic Hope for Those Who Suffer from Depression by Zack Eswine

The Silent Shades of Sorrow: Healing for the Wounded (C.H. Spurgeon Classics)

When the Darkness Will Not Lift: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God–and Joy by John Piper

Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Its Cure by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness by Ed Welch

Audios:

Depression: What is it?

Depression: What do we do if we have it?

Depression: How do we care for those who struggle?

Depression: Biblical mentoring from fellow strugglers

 

 

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