Although Seasonal Affective Disorder, depression affects many believers, “joy comes in the morning”

I’ve been writing articles on spiritual disciplines this month.  I intend to continue that series, but since the weatherman is insisting that this weekend will be cold and wet, I’d like to shift gears.  This article is for readers who struggle with seasonal affective disorder or mild depression during the winter months. Over twelve yearsContinue reading “Although Seasonal Affective Disorder, depression affects many believers, “joy comes in the morning””

Ministers, like parishioners, often face depression

In my last post, I wrote of my mini-sabbatical from church and the importance of taking a sabbatical as part of a minister’s spiritual journey.  Sabbaticals are important because they give ministers the space and time to tend to their own personal issues, many of which originate from family, spiritual, marital, and mental strain.  WithoutContinue reading “Ministers, like parishioners, often face depression”