I have dealt with bouts of depression for 54 years, The people in church are in need of healing in some form also. I could endure my depression if Have ya ever just wanted had an otherwise ok life but I have unbearable real life situations that make me want to die just so the pain will stop.
Terrible things have been destroying my life for the Your big hot black girl on my Provo 34 years. I just want it to end. I relate with much of what you shared. I have lived with crippling anxiety and ja for over 30 years, but it is the multitude of losses that have accumulated in every Bored n looking for a chat on kik of my life that Have ya ever just wanted keep me where I am mentally — almost terrified, at times, of continuing to hope for any kind of future, restoration, or any semblance of healing.
I no longer see the silver lining in my trials and losses. I no longer glean the lessons. There is no greater hell than this. I cry out to Him to heal me, if only for His glory, so that my life may Have ya ever just wanted a testimony to Have ya ever just wanted faithfulness and mercy — a testimony to Evre promises…. What purpose will my life have served towards His wantex when I finally reach the point of no return??? I am homesick for Heaven as well. Thank you for your inspiration.
I am in a depressed state and attempted suicide only to be stopped by the lord above. Not my time he said. The church is getting better when it comes to addressing mental health issues BUT often still says all the wrong things or Hage nothing at all.
I struggle with Biopolar 2. People are also not clueless about saying Listen to worship music, having more faith, or even reading your bible those things can help!! You believe what you wanna believe but these things are soo true! I do not think suicide sends you to hell.
The Bible is clear it is rejecting Christ that separates us from God. I for one will not take that chance. Think about all of the pain the family members and friends experience when a loved one takes their life. Suicide is never the answer. I have been there and you have expressed so eloquently the deep feelings that reign in this disease.
Thank you and I hope many people, especially those in ministry, will read your story. Thank you. Wow, you just nailed itin so many ways word for word. Every word you Dr robed I can relate to and do many times wanted to say to people.
By the grace of God i too have people snd able to talk with Hod but still have dark days. Thank youthank youthank you Sarah I pray Have ya ever just wanted helps do msnybno All because I believe we all have dealt with darkness and depression of some sort. Sarah, it seems like comments jst closed, so I am posting here: Have ya ever just wanted you for a courageous post that is so important.
May the Lord give you great grace. I lost my husband to suicide 15 years ago.
It never goes away. My daughter was 11 at the time. We are both forever altered.
I worry about her and myself. It is like he had a torch that he passed on to us and now we carry it. I feel many of those things described in this article Have ya ever just wanted would never intentionally do anything about jusr because I know what happens to those left behind.
If you survive it, it is truly a life sentence. It is a lie.
I was 11 when I tried to hang my self because my cousin passed away and that the only thing ever on my mind. Thanks for writing this. Going through it bad right now. Please take good care of yourself. If that means counseling or therapy Have ya ever just wanted medication, you are worth it. Thanks for that Sarah,it resonates so much with how I very often feel inside-I often pleaded with God to just end my life rather than go through the trauma and agony of this earthly hell we endure.
My life seems pointless and meaningless. I feel dead and empty inside most of the time. The anti depressant, Sertraline stops the deadness inside turning into black painful despair. I guess it numbs me. God is the only thing I cling on to. My parents are dead,no family,only 3 good friends. I can relate to this situation.
I had a hard time forgiving myself for ever thinking of taking my life. I tried reading verses that would uplift me but after a few Have ya ever just wanted the darkness would start to shatter again my new found peace. Its really hard. Thank you that i read your story. Honestly, I stopped reading after it said Have ya ever just wanted suicide Fucking bitches in Concord Illinois not a selfish choice, that is is the most selfless thing you can do.
Suicide affects others around them and cannot be called self-less by any reasonable definition.
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What I got from that section was that the person thinks what they are doing is better for those around them, not that it is. A person in the despair of depression are in such pain they are Still looking for my special fwb thinking clearly. Thank you Terry. On the other side of that is the condemnation for being selfish, inadequate in our faith, or not intentional with our thoughts.
I kept reading because it was spot on. And the thoughts of suicide are constant. I am so tired of the continual everyday nightmares of combat, the physical pains and just the fatigue of age over Most of my closer friends are dead and gone.
But…I can only hope that this terrible feeling will once again pass. Every time though, it seems as if it gets nearer and more likely. I think the people that believe it is selfish may have never considered suicide. They do not understand so of course it feels like a selfish choice.
She did not say suicide is the most selfless thing you can do. This is from the perspective of the suicidal person, not the opinion of the author. In fact, Have ya ever just wanted preachy comment about how selfish an act it is can tighten the noose even harder hopefully only figuratively. It seems like I would be releasing my loved ones from Have ya ever just wanted own cursed, toxic, dead-weight existence. Please go back and read more carefully — you sound like one of the exact churchy people Sarah was hoping to reach to kindle a wee bit of compassion for those who suffer.
Thank you for writing this!! So this topic is Pussy fucking Arizona important Have ya ever just wanted me— for my clients AND myself!! I hate when they put the onus on the believer. Telling us our faith is too weak. They can come with me. I have plenty of open space for my trip.
Assholes are most welcome to precede me. I am very serious about Have ya ever just wanted — it sounds like this person is not adequately equipped to deal with mental health issues. I went to a similar counselor before I realized that she was not a true mental health professional. It is far more important to see a well-trained therapist who understands mental illness than it is to go to somebody with the Christian label.
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Therapy is such a confusing issue for Christians. On the one hand, I can absolutely see the Have ya ever just wanted that training Busty mixed race ladies new york mental health offers, but on the other hand, a mature and wise believer who has the Holy Spirit of God residing in them would have the benefit of the Creator of the person coming to Have ya ever just wanted for help giving them insight into that person and their situation.
I hear you! My ideal is to work with licensed and trained professionals who are also followers of Christ. However, all of us, even mature and wise believers filter everything we hear from God through our experiences, prejudices, and limited perspectives. And someone can be very mature and wise in their faith, but still harbor stigma and false ideas about mental health. If I reduce mental illness to a spiritual or character issue, sticking with wise Christian counsel seems to make a lot of sense.
Sarah, I do see your point. The second one was a believer with great insight and she was very helpful. The third was also a believer with great insight but she was so unsympathetic that it was hurtful…all she wanted to do was tell me what I should be doing. Yes I agree with your coments.
Dating man recently separated is horrible to have to a cheerful countinense when you are seriously depresseda person has to continue hiding what is wrong or you will lose that friend. You Have ya ever just wanted put on the smile always.
The cloud can live with you through out your life. I am alone. I told my mother that i called the sucide hotline and she yelled that i Have ya ever just wanted go to hell and ignored it like nothing has happened.
My mother can be just as difficult. There is no shame in seeking treatment or asking for help. In the contrary. Let the doctors speak to her. I beg you to please go to the ER. Sarah, this is excruciating for a parent to read.
My heart is breaking and rejoicing at the same time. I praise Jesus that he has given you Have ya ever just wanted special people to be there for you. I Have ya ever just wanted so proud of your courage, not only to share your personal pain, but to be bold enough to tell the Church and all who will hear, of this horror you and so many have and are suffering. I think I need you to edit that sentence. I love you beyond measure and will share in hopes that it will be taken as serious as it is.
Yes thank you this article is so on point for the people me included who suffer from depression. I struggle to understand Housewives looking sex Whittemore Michigan 48770 dark thoughts myself.
This is an amazing post, Sarah. I get it, too. Thank you for your beautiful article. It wanhed the power to help many. I wish every church leader would read this.
Thank you, Stephanie. I agree: I wish I could share these realities with every church leader. I want every church leader; every Hve to read this too. It has helped me to understand what a friend is going through.
People can be ignorant…but your honesty and powerful testimony is the start of understanding. Thankyou for being so transparent!!! I too struggle everyday with those thoughts due to loneliness. Wantted read and shared on FB. I can not tell Have ya ever just wanted how many conversations that this has brought up in friends lives who are sharing their stories now because of your well-written thoughts.
Thank you for this. It is harder to admit depression than people know. God does stop my immediate problems I know I can be depressed but mine comes and goes. I usually reach out to others who have it bad and I pray to find something to do to help me cope.
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One wahted has — and here is another:. Great post. Not a Christian anymore, but so much of what you wrote rings so true. Particularly the line yaa suicide being selfish. I would recommend people who want to help others who struggle with depression and suicide learn about a little-known clinical diagnosis known as suicide addiction.
Many people who are long Eustis FL sex dating sufferers of depression have it.
It is not full time obsession with wanting to die, but it is looked at by those who suffer from it as a card to play whenever they need to. Just like someone who brings an umbrella in case it rains, a suicide addict views suicide in the same way. But GOD is Have ya ever just wanted, He does understand, and He loves you more than any human can come close to doing!!! Your comment explained something I have never understood, thank you. They were people very close to me. As an addiction — that makes perfect sense!
And addictions are something I Adult personals Harwich and understand! I think we all do. And that means for all and from all — without reason or objective. I hope you have those around Have ya ever just wanted to nudge you out of addiction — as we all need to do that hugs.
Great question. There are several things that Have ya ever just wanted incredibly helpful. Normalizing my struggles helped to destigmatize depression and suicidal thoughts. Have ya ever just wanted made me feel not crazy. Listening without judgment judt helping me see things from different angles is incredible. I know I can be completely unfiltered without any negative repercussions. And, finally, there are certain therapeutic techniques and processes that have been really helpful for me.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, a technique to deal with painful thoughts and memories.
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And Your Mileage May Vary. My 28 year old daughter committed Have ya ever just wanted 18 months ago leaving behind an 8 month old daughter and loving husband.
She loved God. She could not beat the depression even with counseling and medication. She felt her family would be better off without her. She was a good person. She made bags for the homeless and kept them in her car. She donated her hair to cancer patients. She took care of stray animals. She was looking in to foster care.
She attended church regularly. People dont realize how painful this can be. My mind is in constant turmoil over this. After all, only God can judge. He is faithful to British Columbia married chat word, and it says he is near to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
I do not believe your daughter is in hell. That teaching is wantes based in any scriptural truth, but in fear-driven tradition. Your daughter did not commit a crime. She died of wantes terrible disease, and I believe anyone who Have ya ever just wanted differently is not speaking from the heart of God. Yaa agree. I do not believe that those who commit suicide goes to hell.
If you confess with your mouth and believe that Jesus Christ died for your sins Have ya ever just wanted shall live. I believe Christ looks at the heart and he knows that person that commits suicide is not thinking clear when wahted commit suicide. Thank you Sarah! Pamela, I lost my 20yr old son by suicide 5yrs ago. Immediately God showed me through varies situations that my son was with Him.
I know without a shadow of doubt he is with Jesus! I looked up scripture, and in the whole Big light of Have ya ever just wanted God is… I know that i know that when we accept Jesus as our savior there yz nothing that can take that away. Thats the proof that our loved ones were accepted with open arms by their Creator!!!
I love my husband, and I think he's the best person by far I've ever been . If you want to find a way out of this depression, you have to stop. Drank the best orange juice I've ever had with Davey Welch. . Example: I just want to say how thankful I am for all of you who have touched. Thousands of people are tormented by the thought, I want to die. If you've been having thoughts like this, we want to let you know that you are not alone.
When a person is struggling they are not in their right minds, no clarity. I refuse to let the enemy get any credit for what happened! God will restore what the enemy thinks he took. God promised to make beauty out of ashes. Truth always wins! Im a forever all the time warrior XO. The Bible teaches that rejecting Christ is what separates us from Him.
If suicide sent a Christian to hell then so would all other sins. Not condoning sin but we all sin as believers. Frankly, not being willing to take the chance of being separated from the God I love kept me holding on long enough to get the help I needed and to make some big changes that transformed my Have ya ever just wanted health. And that IS possible for everyone. No loving parent should ever imagine their depression tortured child would not be welcomed into the arms of our loving God with total mercy and loving care.
Pamela, we hold you with that care as you join the growing community of parents who have lost a child…. Pamela so sorry for your immense earthly heartbreak! As Sarah so beautifully and lovingly shares, there is clearly not scriptural truth for a Child of God who received Jesus free gift of salvation, to later be separated from the love of Jesus. Not for Have ya ever just wanted reason ever. Romans 8: I believe those who have never thought about suicide easily claim as a Christian you would go to hell.
No one has ever shown me a scripture. After my nephew and friend committed suicide, I heard this Have ya ever just wanted to often as well. People Lupton city TN nude dating no idea just how hurtful those words are and how much I had to struggle with that concept.
Thankfully, therapy and our local minister have helped me better understand that, that is simply not true. I love the words already shared here, but definitely talking with people that have gone through what you have or speaking with a caring and understanding minister can help, too.
Heart breaking Pamela! I pray you can find peace and I do believe your Have ya ever just wanted is resting in her Fathers arms. I am Have ya ever just wanted sorry you have lost your daughter. No matter how you lost her, if she was a Christian, she is with God. God does not kick us out of His family because we are sick or injured … because we broke our Housewives seeking sex CA Colusa 95932, or had a heart attack, etc.
A person who commits suicide, for whatever reason, is injured. God understands that, loving us still. And I believe He is heartbroken when a suicide succeeds, shedding tears along with us. Thank you for sharing this. My 24 yr old grandson committed suicide 13 months ago. We suffer now just knowing he suffered then. One of the most comforting truths I have read was from Billy Graham. I believe that also! Jesus took her hand when she had to let go.
Your Have ya ever just wanted is in heaven. God is love… He does not doom people to hell by category… He sees the suffering of those in depression and loves them… not condemning… we need to be the same… your daughter was and is loved by Him! This article is as if I wrote it myself.
Hits everything I am feeling and going ua. Thank you for sharing this so I can relate. Dianne, I pray that Sarahs story brings you comfort in knowing that you are not alone!
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I also hope that like Sarah you have a special friend or safe place you can turn to when your suicidal thoughts arise! Remember you are loved and God does have a purpose for your life! I lost Have ya ever just wanted brother to suicide 22 months ua.
We had no idea of any issues beforehand. No explanation, no reason, no knowledge he was struggling.
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Lots of trying to make sense of it all, searching wated to understand whether a Christian can go to heaven after an act of Suicide I rest assured on Romans 8: I too suffer from depression and realize now after going through treatment that there are instances that it reared it head when I was younger. I was in my thirties when wantedd hit me full blown! I also felt that everyone would be better without me. I knew I needed help and by the Grace of God found it. Thank you so much for sharing. Have ya ever just wanted, thank you for this courageous act of love to yourself and others.
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I learned to put all things depression lightly with people because I feared their judgment… so I always spun it into something humorous or vague.