Browsing All posts tagged under »depression«


August 13, 2017


I felt a Funeral, in my Brain BY EMILY DICKINSON I felt a Funeral, in my Brain, And Mourners to and fro Kept treading – treading – till it seemed That Sense was breaking through – And when they all were seated, A Service, like a Drum – Kept beating – beating – till I […]

into the darkness

April 21, 2012


I felt that I was making real strides in my life by writing and questioning and going deeper. I had begun to penetrate the facade. I was quite proud of myself… Little did I know what was in store. On April 1, April Fool’s Day (seems quite significant for some elusive reason), I typed out […]

what if

November 19, 2008


Ever lie awake at night wondering “what if?” What if I lose my job? What if she leaves me? What if I lose my home? What if, what if, what if? A friend seemed to have this in mind as a prayer was offered for a great impending loss. My response sort of surprised me, […]

the pain of depression

November 6, 2006


It gushes from deep inside my heart and flows through all of the veins and arteries of my body. It throbs with the beat of my heart. The pain of depression permeates every part of my body. It starts in my heart, neverending, throbbing pain. It ends in my head. Will my head burst from […]

the healthiness of depression

May 13, 2006


Living with open hands by definition requires that we let go. As we grow and mature in life, the one major task at hand is to let go. Let go of the old and accept the new. Let go of the familiar and welcome the strange. Let go of self-centeredness and become other-centered. Let go […]