Depression and Grief Healed Through Prayer

by Don Ingwerson

I wanted to share with you a short video from a series called Lives Lived. This one features Sarah, who struggled with depression and grief after her mother passed away. Find out how she was able to get past this through prayer.

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About the author

Don Ingwerson Don regularly blogs on health and spirituality and lives in Laguna Beach with his wife - both Christian Science practitioners. He brings his years serving the public in education to his work as a liaison of Christian Science, where he maintains contacts with the media and legislative offices.

Comments

  1. Anne Hughes says

    Thank you Sarah for sharing your healing of grief in a way that will be reachable to others. For me it was when I realized that God was still loving both of us, and God’s Love was the source of the love we had for each other. So it was still there.

  2. chilesands says

    Sarah, your healing inspires me to look to this Psalm while struggling with my son’s grief over how he was conceived, his mother whom he does not know, did not name his father, and he wants so to love them both and to know them. On this day, his birthday, he has grown so much in the love he has for his family, his adopted family, that your healing gives me great hope to see him flourish, as he knows God as his Mother and Father, God who loves him, God who knows him as His beloved son.

    Blessings all around.

    • says

      Thank you for sharing how you were able to pray and find answers to your situation. One thought that came to me when dealing with grief is that the one who has passed from my eyes is continuing to progress and move forward too in their understanding of life. I must go forward too in learning more about God as life!
      I love Psalms 139 especially these verses [ KJV]: 7–10 “Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
      Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. ”
      God’s love is unconditional and everlasting.

  3. says

    Thank you for sharing how prayer and inspiration lead you to the healing of grief. I have found this Psalm so very helpful in many situations. My favorite passage in this Psalm is: [KJV]
    “Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
    If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.
    If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
    Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. ”

    God’s love is unconditional and everlasting.