Category Archives: depression

Depression and the Artistic Temperament

If you’re an artistic soul, then you’ve battled depression, this enemy of soul. You’ve got this light, bright side most people see and admire, and then there’s the dark place only those closest to you know you crawl into at … Continue reading

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When Change Causes the Blues

Have you ever noticed that change can cause dips into depression? I sure have! In fact, even the anticipation of change can stir up sadness over leaving the old to pursue the new. And even though you are thoroughly convinced … Continue reading

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live towards the light

live towards the light is a mixed media piece that addresses the artistic soul’s dark side. Those times when cloaks of confusion, anxiety, and despair fall over your heart, mind, and soul. Depression runs in my artistic family, and I know … Continue reading

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The Dance of Depression

I’ve heard it said that depression is anger turned inwards, but I wonder whether depression often blankets my soul when change is in the air. Perhaps I’m out of sync with my Savior and the darkness of mind is an … Continue reading

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Lady of the Night

“Mom,” my daughter says as she nestles next to me, as if a chick under the mother hen’s wing. She couldn’t possibly get any closer. “I wrote a new poem. Read it.” Elya drove an hour on a Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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