by Matt Barber If your daughter, sister, mother or friend “identified” as a fat person trapped in a perilously emaciated body – if she truly believed she was obese, but, in reality, suffered from anorexia – would you affirm her “fatness” and get her liposuction, or would you go to the ends of the earth […]
Do You Love Someone With Depression?
This article is geared towards ‘partners’, but applies equally well to any loved one who struggles with depression. Since most people feel powerless to help (and therefore do nothing), I thought these suggestions were excellent. from the blog, The Darling Bakers If you have a partner or are close to someone who struggles with depression, you may […]
How to Avoid Holiday Depression
by Fr. Nektarios Serfes Over the years, I’ve seen many of our brothers and sisters in Christ suffer from ‘holiday’ depression. It is not uncommon. I have found that the Nativity Fast, when sedulously applied, lifts this spiritual malaise and depression with great effectiveness. Likewise, I have seen, and continue to see, those who complain […]