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God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. - 2 Timothy 1:7 (KJV)

Depression has afflicted my life in different ways over the years. One constant was fear — the persistent catch in my chest that made it difficult to ever be completely at ease. It felt as if everything had the potential to fill me with fear. Often I would awake in...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for your word. Help us to rely on it with the sure knowledge that you will always give us strength. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 6:10-17

Thought for the Day

With God’s word to encourage me, I can stand firm.

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