Thursday, December 1, 2016

Depressed today


An image of a sad woman
An image of a sad woman

Today was a depressing day for me. I tend to get like that in winter anyway, but today I realized this was my last Christmas for at least two years with my daughter and son-in-law and grandbabies.  They go on the mission field to Papua New Guinea in early 2017.  I’ve been supportive because I know this is their dream to serve their Lord on mission.  But I feel old and sad today.

Then I had to go read the news online and realize there is so much evil and pain in this world for God’s children to endure.  Our country is truly fallen away from the Lord and His precepts.  No wonder so many people are unhappy, sick and depressed to the point of suicide.  Unless we have the “hope of heaven”, then life can be extremely depressing and sad.

Tonight I want to pray again for our nation, for the followers of Jesus and those who love the Lord and for those who do not believe and have no hope. Continue reading “Thursday, December 1, 2016”