Depression and the Christian passion, psychologically speaking

“The Christian passion psychologically: Voluntary acceptance of suffering produces a transformation… sufficiently powerful to transcend tragedy and to keep malevolence at bay.”

Don’t know what to say? Humanity is evil?

Hopelessness, powerlessness, God, and shame. Repressing our evil potential co-represses celebrating our goodness. Suffering is our fate, and why the Redeemer came. Psychology yaps out both sides of its mouth, so I prefer a Polish poet.

My love letter to you PS

A loving relative responded to “My love letter to you“: It is one thing to be sad about something, but if it persists and disrupts your life, you may not have “sadness”, you may have clinical depression. If so, please find help. There’s no doubt I was disabled for a little while by clinical depression.Continue reading “My love letter to you PS”