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Tuesday, December 27, 2016
AFTER THE MESS ARE YOU DEPRESSED
“Good morning world. Are you experiencing a letdown after the Christmas buying contest? And even after all of your hints not getting what you wanted are you feeling depressed?
Well don’t think you are alone in that unrest. Because I am also feeling depressed after the holiday mess!
And, since Santa did not come to town I have additionally been feeling a major let down!
Then to make things even more unsettling since my dear family has now left me alone at home, as they have flown off to parts unknown….. I am also still crying.
Okay to be clear I am also smiling, since I did get some nice presents. And I am further happy, since I do know where our kids live. But in general knowing I will not be seeing them for a very long time next year, with everything being over…… I am also just feeling gloomy as the cold winds are starting to blow!
So how about you are you feeling gloomy since Christmas is over and winter is coming in too?
And in our gloom with the kids going crazy coming down from their sugar withdrawals, or worse yet with the kids going away, to make things even more of a depressing mess have you also noticed how sad and empty the stores are in their picked over distresses?
Bottom line one more time have you felt the cold setting in as the lights are going out, while the decoration and the trees are being packed away .
And not knowing what is yet to come….feeling sad and alone even in a crowded home….Have you had an overwhelming feeling of fear as you are putting up the Christmas tree, while facing the SCARY New Year?
Then facing what is yet to be that is unseen, have you seen how empty your heart seems as the hollow-day is leaving? Have you been swept up in the after party grieving?
Yes indeed with holiday depression setting in one more time followed by the fact....that not getting what you wanted.... Santa Claus has let you down in that disappointing line, have you ever wondered if you will be able to survive the challenges arriving in the New Year’s rite of passage.
And in that bleak frame of mind, now that Christmas has come and gone around the bend, are you one of the ones...wondering when or if the party will ever come again? Are you one of the ones questioning if the celebration has ended?
So as some of you are thinking that Christmas is gone, that Christmas is done, that Christmas is over for good….and that the fun times are through, while going around the bend…..Just how are you feeling too?
And thinking that you are suffering from the hollow-day Blues, while being depressed....sadly my friend that means in the let- down that follows a Hollow-days' end.....in that growing cold depression not knowing what is coming you are not even sure that your next breath is following.
That means in a new review of fears, tears and misery attached to new year coming, fearing the unseen…. you have Not received the greatest present ever given of your salvation !
So repeatedly missing the meaning of the Holy day, you are also still missing the point to everything!
And in that spiritual ignorance that so much is missing in life you are now back in various stages of dying, crying, and balancing morning with mourning once more as opening up the Let-Downs Door....a new depressing day has come your way just like the others before!
Sadly saying that, since the elves are back on the shelves, while Santa has abandoned us, and our dear family members from out of town....who we hardly ever see....are either getting ready to leave, or have already left....that leaves everybody irritable and understatedly very depressed also grumpy.
That means with some of you having no more fun to look forward to, or any more plans to come undone, or any reason to keep going on.... the end result of an empty no meaning Christmas….. will find many of you black and blue, or just sad and blue.
Understandably, since you have no more presents to open, and no more shopping to do, with reality setting in Realizing life is Not a party…. as the Bills
are coming DUE....there seems to be a HUGE LET DOWN coming, now that Santa with your sanity…. have each left town too.
Well if that is the way you are thinking then I feel very sorry for you,
Because in depressions last call ….I am not feeling that way at all!
Ok, wait a minute THAT'S NOT REALLY TRUE, because being human I am a little depressed like you!
Yes in the holiday mess…connected to the holidays let down I am sad and blue that my kids are gone too.
That means I feel the same way as you! Because it will be a year before I see my kids smiling loving faces again.
So believe me in that "clause of Claus" I know how sadness and depression feels over all at the end of Christmas.
But WAIT. Happily on the other hand, I am very different from you!
Because my sadness and depression will not stay after today. That means I only set aside one day to be depressed or to cry my sorrows away.
Joyfully saying that the next morning after gnashing my teeth while mourning the loss of my kids until another day, I am immediately…. in planning over drive…… to get ready for the next time…… I have my kids sitting happily by my side!
So how do I do that?
How can I stay positive when things around me are sad, depressing and cruelly negative?
How can I keep writing words of encouragement every day when things in my life are also painful and less than thrilling in my work and play.
Well I am glad you asked that!
Because the strength I need to get through the depressing days, centers around my drive to share Jesus Christ’s love around the world with you
So in my stay, knowing the best is yet to come from the PRESENT THAT I OPEN EVERYDAY the Strength that conquers depression Connected to the love that I share with you in my Mary Mission…… comes from my FAITH!
Therefore saying that faith will get you through your days and more happiness is arriving fast ....I believe attached depression should not last.
Yes I believe being unkindly depressed is a waste of time!
I believe let-downs should be left behind, since the past is in the past.
So in that hopeful line of thought that means the past full of its depression, let-downs, broken dreams, and painful screams cannot hurt us ever again, because starting a new beginning that wrecking ball of sadness and pain is over my friend.
That means knowing Christmas is really CHRIST-mas, and knowing that celebrating Jesus Christ love is forever….I also know with heavenly love in our life pain cannot last past the night.
And feeling that way while realizing.... depression does not have to stay, I also believe the past is where we should Not remain!
So waking up this morning, and every morning in-between…I believe if we waste one minute of that breathing machine attached to lives miracle, while mourning or crying...that we have given away a precious gift attached to a wonderful memory of the new morning arriving!.
Similarly even though a holiday may be over we still need to know that heavenly love goes on and on forever….That means today is where we get to do it all over again.
And doing it all over again.... ( including breathing, and being saved from the grave) that my friend is another true blessed gift given!
That means in the faith that it takes to face tomorrow, as we continue fighting off depression found in the let-down of today.... I additionally believe, that tomorrow will be the best yet to come as the future delivers hope and the promise of heavenly play.
Subsequently, because Grace is greater than any hollow-day, and Faith believes the Lord is in control , we should also know that in Heavens guidance our blessings of happiness are arriving shore to shore.
Therefore knowing how great a day with Faith will always be....I refuse to waste any more time than one day crying.
After all like I just told a member of my family … Life is a Great celebration, and when it isn’t a holiday.... we just need to believe and trust in Grace that it Soon will be!
Because dear ones Faith is believing, claiming, Praising and Knowing the Best of Everything is Coming!
So saying that one more time knowing there is a cure for depression found in the let-down of the past….Today we need to prepare for the coming Exciting New Year that's arriving fast!
Because contemplating faith and tears…..while conquering your fears with Grace, you also need to know to dissolve depression you must open up your
PRESENT of Salvation that Jesus Christ gives us every day.
So again as I have told many people throughout life….
To climb the mountain you need to be pushed up the cliff by your friends and family. But to reach the top summit as you slip and slide going along on your trip taking life’s wild rides you need Jesus Christ to lift you up in your heavenly ascent to paradise!
That means in that flying rising thought remember when you accept your salvation through Jesus Christ, and you bring the bright righteous Son-light into your life.....while fighting off the let downs of depression every hour and cleaning up the messes every night, Every day will be CHRIST- mas time.” Joslin Fitzgerald
Thank you for reading my blog please know that you have just been prayed for( as I am also asking that you are praying for me. ) In that prayer please additionally know that every word I am writing is Spirit sent in its heavenly direction leading you to....
Your Prayer of Salvation
Dear Jesus, I know I have done bad things in the past, and that I have done bad things today, and that I will continue to do bad things tomorrow as I am going along my way. Yes that makes me a sinner, just like everyone else in the world every day, with all of the bad things I am doing and saying.
So, because I am a sinner I know I need a Savior....
Therefore my sins and my unhappiness are why I have come to you today, as I am silently praying, because I want to be eternally happy, and I need to be forever saved.
In saying that Jesus, I believe that you were born on Christmas Day. I believe Jesus, that you lived a perfect life that is written down in the Bible to teach me what is wrong, and show me what is right. And I believe Jesus, in your love for me that you died on the Cross to save me from all of my sins day and night. Yes Jesus I believe you died, and defeated the grave as you arose from the dead on the third day. Yes I believe you are Alive forevermore and that you are living inside my heart and soul eternally night and day!
Thus in believing Jesus, you are the Son of God I am asking for your forgiveness for all my sins that I know, and those I do not know that I have committed, including the ones that I will continue to daily wallow in, as I claim in Your Eternal scriptural promise in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit that I am now going to heaven.
Yes I claim in my new faith this very Minute that I am saved, because you died for me on the Cross, and in your arising on the third day, I know I will not go to my endless grave. In that statement that just saved my life Thank you Jesus, I am now whole since the Holy Spirit lives within my soul!
Therefore in this prayer I believe that I am born again into heavens sight, and in your Biblical Promise of salvation written in the scriptures I have received everlasting life! Thus as I am asking you to change my blind darkness to guiding light you are forever my Savior, Jesus Christ.
Absolutely I pray that you have accepted Jesus Christ as your eternal guiding light, and your Savior today. I know I may never meet you here on earth as we are roaming, but if you truly prayed your prayer, to Jesus requesting forgiveness of your sins, and asking for your salvation you are right now this second saved. And I will see you when we go Away back home!
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