As the leading cause of disability worldwide, depression affects millions of people, including Christians. Medical and psychological treatments have proved effective for some, but for others they didn't bring lasting healing. Hope for Wholeness addresses the spiritual roots of depression and encourages readers to tackle the difficult personal issues that precipitate spiritual depression.
How could depression ever be a good thing?
Its risky to look at depression in a positive light. This illness is the leading cause of disability worldwide. It threatens lives, steals hope, and destroys the spirit. But it can also be an opportunity for growth. Through her personal experience, Sharon L. Fawcett reveals how. Hope for Wholeness will help you recognize the spiritual roots of depression, learn three powerful spiritual treatments, and discover five purposes of pain. Whether you or a loved one struggles with this illness, there is hope for wholeness.
Sharon L. Fawcett is a speaker and freelance writer who struggled with major clinical depression for nine years. Her work appears in Todays Christian Woman , Beyond Ordinary Living , God Allows U-Turns for Women , and more. Visit her website at www.sharonfawcett.com.
Sharon L. Fawcett has been depression-free for nine years. A speaker and freelance writer, she has published stories in Silver Linings: Breaking through the Clouds of Depression, God Answers Prayers, and God Allows U-Turns for Women and articles in magazines including: Today's Christian Woman and Beyond Ordinary Living. She renews her spirit through time spent observing nature; bicycle rides in the country; and the occasional afternoon nap in her shady yard in New Brunswick, Canada, where she lives with her husband and two daughters.