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“Depression is tough at the best of times. Perhaps it’s the best of times, such as holiday times, when it’s especially tough. The thought of mixing with happy people fills you with dread. The thought of remembering lost loved ones fills you with gloom. How can people be so happy when you are so sad? How can people celebrate when you are in mourning? It jars your soul and scrapes your tender wounds…”
If this describes your Christmas experience, read on…
Counselor and author, David Murray, at Crossway.org has written an open letter to the depressed Christian this year, and he shares some thoughtful steps if you’re suffering during Christmas; He talks about how praying, planning, sharing and routine, among other things, are key to navigating the holiday season while also contributing to your long-term healing.