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Let me fix you

Posted by on Mar 17, 2011 in blog links, discipleship | 3 comments

Let me fix you

Often, when people deal with depression, anxiety, or other mental or emotional disorders, there are no easy answers. Many well-meaning friends may approach the person with a “let-me-fix-you” attitude, which is not helpful, appreciated, or necessary.

Dan from “The Ekklesia in Southern Maine” is dealing with alot of these issues in a loose series of posts. Here are the first three posts:

This is serious: a warning to christian counselors

Through: not Out

Clarity

If you struggle with emotional issues, or if you know someone who does, then please take the time to read these posts and the comments. (The dialog and discussion in the comments of these posts is tremendous! The people are working through their perceived differences with respect and concern for one another.)

If you don’t struggle with emotional issues and if you don’t think you know anyone with emotional issues, then I would definitely recommend that you read these posts and comments. Trust me: someone in your life is struggling with depression, anxiety, or some other issue. But, they’re hiding it from you and others because they don’t think they will be accepted or loved, but will instead be judged – even and especially by Christians.


3 Comments

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  1. 3-17-2011

    Thank you for linking to my posts. And thanks to everyone who reads through these posts, especially those who share their thoughts. I would greatly appreciate all the input I can get.

  2. 3-17-2011

    Dan,

    Your series is one of the most important things that I’ve read on blogs recently.

    -Alan

  3. 3-17-2011

    Your right Alan
    thanks for spreading it to those who read your blog